January 19, 1921|
October 2, 2013 (aged 92)|
|Education||West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas, and Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas|
|Known for||Painting, Sculpture|
|Spouse(s)||Minnie Beth Hugg|
Herman Elzo Hugg (January 19, 1921 – October 2, 2013) was an American artist, educator, and philosopher.
Hugg was primarily a painter, whose works often included surrealist, expressionist, and spiritual elements. He also created sculptures in stone and wood, and large-scale works of enamel on recycled metal.
Early life and education
Hugg was born in Strawberry, Arkansas, to Edgar and Telia Massey Hugg. The family moved to the Texas Panhandle when Herman was six years old. He earned an undergraduate degree from West Texas State University and a master's from Stephen F. Austin State University.
World War II
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The Beaumont Art League hosted a retrospective of Hugg's work in 2009. Six of his pieces were included in the Art Museum of Southeast Texas's show Southeast Texas Art: Cross-Currents and Influences 1925-1965 from January 22 to April 3, 2011.
- "Herman E. Hugg". Beaumont Enterprise. October 4, 2013.
- "Southeast Texas Art: Cross-Currents and Influences 1925–1965" (PDF) (catalog). Art Museum of Southeast Texas. 2011. pp. 51–54, 110.
- "Herman Hugg, Art Teacher - South Park High School". Southparkgreenies.com. Retrieved 2013-10-04.
- "Arts life well lived and still going strong" (PDF). artstudio.org. Retrieved 2013-10-03.
- "Beaumont Art League to host Herman Hugg - Retrospective". Guidrynews.com. 2009-05-09. Retrieved 2013-10-04.
- "Picasa Web Albums - Herman - Original Pain". Picasaweb.google.com. 2008-10-26. Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2013-10-04.