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

Beluxe at Central Park ARt

Bev Hogue releases special NFT-certified series of Beluxe blue creations at augmented reality show in New York. We AR going to Central Park Sunday for an art picnic and cyber celebration. Travel with us to NYC in the sleek SuperWorldapp and immerse yourself in this exciting AR world. Mingle with creators and collectors and see the… Continue reading Beluxe at Central Park ARt

See your own blue story

Biker Chic — commission

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

Be true. Be blue

A heartfelt thank you for the kind words and ongoing support as we marked the 20th anniversary of Beluxe blue art this past weekend at Winter Thaw.  Out of the turmoil of 2001, when my blue paintings first took form, through today’s pandemonium, and the peaks and side paths in between — the core theme… Continue reading Be true. Be blue

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

mellee fresh

Singer-performance artist Mellee Fresh poses with her new Bev Hogue painting, Disguise & Dolls

A breath of intoxicatingly fresh air — that’s the effect of Mellee Fresh. The singer-performance artist and her partner in creativity, Clive, are one dynamic duo and they electrify existence everywhere they go. They added another Bev Hogue painting to their eclectic collection recently and I’m very happy with their choice: Disguise & Dolls, a… Continue reading mellee fresh

B&W movies were true blue

The way-back machine has been been working overtime in my studio. Buzzkill, Deadpan Delivery and Crime of Fashion emerged from a twisted trip through 1940s movie posters. Sea No Evil and its 3-D sister, Gillzilla vs. InstaGamera, surfaced after a voyage through B movie horror flics from the 1950s. In the 1960s, late night TV… Continue reading B&W movies were true blue

Biker chick drops by

Chrome Diva was inspired by an accidental meeting with an old pal from kindergarten days who literally "dropped" by with her motorcycle.

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