Fast, blue times at Rockabilly High

Devil at 4 o'clock is a 30 in. x 40 in. Bev Hogue original painting

A highlight of any year is the The Red Hot & Blue Rockabilly Festival — the high energy assembly of music, fashion and fast times of the 50s and early 60s. After a pandemic pause, it was great to be back for the four-day fest, staged mid-July in Gananoque, Ont., capital of the Thousand Islands.… Continue reading Fast, blue times at Rockabilly High

Thank you!

A big shout out to all who took part in Winter Thaw this past weekend. We appreciate the support and enjoy all of the interactions at the annual art event that features some of Bev Hogue’s best known paintings. Watch the Beluxe newsletter for an invite to something new this summer.

New blue boho blouses

Bev Hogue channels her passion for fabric and thread into a new line of Blue Bohemian blouses. Hand-stitched by the artist and featuring images from some of her favourite paintings, these Blue Boho blouses are richly textured frocks that recall the Renaissance era and are inspired by artist’s Romanian ancestry.  Choose a featured image for your own Blue Boho blouse from… Continue reading New blue boho blouses

Revisting childhood chums

This year, in support of the Niagara Artists Centre Small Feats art show, I am calling on a few old friends. In the painting iToons, I revisit cartoon icons from childhood that never really lost their appeal. Another early influence — nature’s innocent and strong figure of a deer — continues to intrigue. The painting… Continue reading Revisting childhood chums

Launch of Pretty Fierce clothing at Women’s Show

Pretty Fierce yoga gear at the National Women's Show Nov 9 - 11.

It’s an exciting weekend ahead. The launch of Pretty Fierce/Beluxe yoga wear is on at the National Women’s Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Nov. 9 – 11. Visit booth 1204 to see all the styles. Some fab moments are put together in this video that visually connects Beluxe and Pretty Fierce.

Bev Hogue Blue Art show with Pretty Fierce

A striking new series of Bev Hogue “Blue or Nothing” paintings and yoga gear with Pretty Fierce are featured Oct. 26 and 27 at the Oast Hayloft in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The famous blue paintings of this highly collectible Niagara artist blend fantasy and fashion in the pop surreal genre. And through her Beluxe label, this bold… Continue reading Bev Hogue Blue Art show with Pretty Fierce

Red, Hot and Blue

We made some new friends at the Red, Hot and Blue rockabillly fest in Brockville. Nathalie, Amund, Dave, Heather, Claude, Craig, Trev and Debbie — you made us feel most welcome. Already looking forward to next year’s show on the Thousand Islands shore. And we are proud to announce that the Spitfire is the spot… Continue reading Red, Hot and Blue