Does Bob Ross have a Gallery? The Bob Ross Art Workshop & Gallery was opened by Bob Ross in New Smyrna Beach, Florida and has remained open in its original location since 1993. The Workshop hosts a large collection of Bob’s original oil paintings, many of which visitors will recognize from his Public Television series, “The Joy of Painting”.
Where are Bob Ross paintings located? When Ross died in 1995, Bob Ross, Inc. (and thus, the paintings) became the sole property of Annette Kowalski and her husband, Walt. Today, 1,165 Bob Ross originals — a trove worth millions of dollars — sit in cardboard boxes inside the company’s nondescript office building in Herndon, Virginia.
Is Bob Ross paintings in the Smithsonian? The Smithsonian’s American History Museum recently added two of Ross’s paintings, his easel, palette, brushes, and other “Joy of Painting”–related materials to its collection.
Has a Bob Ross painting ever been sold? In the rare cases when a Bob Ross painting does surface, it depends who is buying. Joan Kowalski, president of Bob Ross Inc., said she has seen authentic Ross paintings sell online for $8,000 to $10,000 in recent years.