Ross appeared in a promo for MTV in which he worked on a painting that turned out to be the MTV logo, and declared the network to be the land of "happy little trees". Williams recalled that there had been a gay ball held on Polk Street many years ago. Warriors congratulate Raptors with full-page ad 6 Opinion: Once, at an art demo at a mall, he was chased down in the mall's parking lot by traditionalist painters carrying buckets of water and shouting at Ross to "Scat! Having learned to paint on his own, he is notable for having no formal artistic training e.
Ross was active in the community, he spoke little about his personal life.
Bob Ross, publisher of the Bay Area Reporter and a man whose influence and creativity helped transform San Francisco's gay community into a powerful political force, died Wednesday night of complications from diabetes at Davies Medical Center. Bob Ross October 29— July 4was an American painter and television presenter. But if his moderate politics bothered those who leaned more to the left, they were appreciated by many who found in Mr. Ross appeared in a promo for MTV in which he worked on a painting that turned out to be the MTV logo, and declared the network to be the land of "happy little trees".