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

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

RIP George Romero: Night of the Living Deb

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

Beluxe partners with Pretty Fierce on yoga pants launch

Beluxe partners with Pretty Fierce on yoga pants

Beluxe is proud to announce the launch of a line of yoga pant designs with partner Pretty Fierce. The fashion forward leggings align Bevs Hogue’s “Blue or Nothing” art images with action and fashion gear. “Pretty Fierce is an exciting company to partner with on this important expansion of the Beluxe brand,” Bev says. “They… Continue reading Beluxe partners with Pretty Fierce on yoga pants launch

Shades of blue at Silver Spoons

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