Sarah Strohl, an executive assistant at Bob Ross Inc., told TMZ on Monday, February 15, that the company was “thrilled” by the 7-year-old’s efforts. In addition to inviting her to visit the Bob Ross Experience in Muncie, Indiana, the Joy of Painting star’s company is “looking to nurture” North’s talents.
A representative for the museum said that North West was invited to visit the Indiana-based exhibit
Kim Kardashian, said her daughter and her best friend have been taking a serious oil painting class where their talents and creativity are being encouraged and nurtured. North worked incredibly hard on her painting, which took several weeks to complete. As a proud mom, I wanted to share her work with everyone.”
A TikTok user named Camryn Frederickson claimed that her mom, Celeste Astor Frederickson, instructed North on how to paint the viral portrait.
Katy Maggart, communications manager for the Bob Ross Experience tells Us that North “definitely” has talent, “especially for such a young [age].” She adds that Ross, who died in 1995 at the age of 52, believed that anyone can paint and North “proves that it’s true. … She’s just a testament to that, and if you’re willing and brave enough to actually try then you’ll be surprised at what you can do.
While some social media users compared Kim Kardashian West's daughter's art to a Bob Ross painting,