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
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.
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Midnight Matinee is a personal favourite among my large canvas Blue or Nothing paintings, and its appeal extends to an audience who has shown its appreciation at shows and exhibitions over the years. At the 20th anniversary of my Beluxe art, it was natural to add some cast members to this surreal show and invite… Continue reading Surreal, with love
During many conversations at art exhibitions, stories naturally arise from people as they encounter my blue paintings. I love to listen to these personal interpretations. It’s a form of collaboration that extends beyond the creation and into the realm of a painting’s new life outside the studio, outside of my own expression. And during this… Continue reading See your own blue story
Rumbling down the one-way street in front of my studio was a collection of motorcycles finishing up a day of cruising. It was twilight and the slight curve where the street turns at the base of the hill is a natural spot for gravel and sand to gather. One of the riders skidded and dropped… Continue reading Biker chick drops by
The countdown is on for The Coaster Show at Gallery 30 South in Pasadena, California. Very excited to have new pieces in the show. Iris and Irene can be previewed here. Opening night is October 4.
After several months of treatment for an all-to-common malady these days, and for which I received tremendous medical guidance and support from the Juravinksi Centre, a knock came to my door. It was esteemed radiologist and all-round great guy Stephen Sagar and his lovely partner Christina. The good doctor was key to zapping the unwelcome… Continue reading RIP George Romero: Night of the Living Deb
Silver Spoons is an art-wine-food event in the Eastside of Toronto May 13 and 14. Along with gourmet food, wine and beer tastings, live music, there will be a pop-up art gallery. I will have an exhibit of my latest paintings here, so if you are in the city to say hello and see some… Continue reading Shades of blue at Silver Spoons