The Sun in Disguise by Baggio Ardon

Design By:
Baggio Ardon My name is Baggio Ardon, graphic designer by trade and illustrator by design. Everything I draw is reflective of my obsession with culture and heritage, with roots running deep into the hearts of Mexico and El Salvador. Few things, I've found, inspire artists more than the persistence of hate and bigotry. And with what our nation faces currently, I insist on showing the world the beauty of my countries and my people. My main sources of inspiration come from the folk art of El Salvador, the murals at Bonampak, and the illustrious work by Erté.
Marriage Equality
Design By:
Baggio Ardon My name is Baggio Ardon, graphic designer by trade and illustrator by design. Everything I draw is reflective of my obsession with culture and heritage, with roots running deep into the hearts of Mexico and El Salvador. Few things, I've found, inspire artists more than the persistence of hate and bigotry. And with what our nation faces currently, I insist on showing the world the beauty of my countries and my people. My main sources of inspiration come from the folk art of El Salvador, the murals at Bonampak, and the illustrious work by Erté.

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.

Proceeds Support:
Proceeds support Courage Campaign, an online community powered by more than one million members, instrumental in the fight for marriage equality.

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Artist Statement

A Maya legend in Central America tells that the hummingbird is actually the Sun in disguise, sent to earth to court his greatest love, the Moon. The myth doesn't seem to follow either the mythology of Ixchel, the moon goddess, or the Popul Vuh that describes the moon as the twin brother of the sun. This left me room to imagine the Sun and Moon as two young men, hopelessly in love, eternally chasing after one another. The hummingbird is a gift, molded by the Sun's iridescent rays, to the Moon. - Baggio Ardon