The flower children of the 1950s

Night Shade is an orignal Bev Hogue blue art creation

After Dark and Night Shade are the latest Bev Hogue original blue art creations. These paintings, and their digitally rendered NFT companions, illuminate the Populuxe period of the late 1950s, when head vases and other figurines found their way into post-war living rooms. These curiosities were symbols of an affordable sophistication in the aftermath of… Continue reading The flower children of the 1950s

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

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