HISTORY OF JOY: a 4-part series of original art prints by Herbert Siguenza
These original, limited edition prints are inspired by Vanguard Culture’s film production of The History of Joy: WomXn. Each print is numbered and signed by the artist.
The History of Joy is a 4-part series inspired by the Eight Pillars of Joy, outlined in The Book of Joy by The Dalai Lama & Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Collect all 4 original designs inspired by the 4 segments of the film: 1) Social Justice 2) Generations & Sacred Rituals 3) WomXn and 4) Our Earth. Tax & Shipping not included. Your purchase supports Vanguard Culture, a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to advancing San Diego’s Creative Industry workforce.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
HERBERT SIGUENZA (Board Member at Large) is an accomplished playwright and producer. He is currently the Playwright in Residence for the San Diego Repertory Theatre thanks to a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Herbert is also a founding member of the performance group CULTURE CLASH. Along with Richard Montoya and Ric Salinas, Culture Clash is the most produced Latino theatre troupe in the United States. Founded in San Francisco in 1984, Culture Clash has performed on the stages of America’s top regional theatres including the Mark Taper Forum, The Kennedy Center, The Arena Stage, The Alley Theatre, The Berkeley Repertory, Yale Repertory, South Coast Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Rep, and Syracuse Stage, The Huntington Stage and countless universities and colleges. Mr. Siguenza has co-written, and or performed in dozens of original Culture Clash plays including: Bordertown Now, American Night, Water and Power, Peace, Zorro in Hell!, Bordertown, Radio Mambo, The Mission and others. As a solo writer and performer Mr. Siguenza has produced Cantinflas!, A Weekend with Pablo Picasso, Steal Heaven , El Henry (Best new play San Diego Critics Circle Award 2014), Manifest Destinitis and Beachtown. Mr. Siguenza is also an accomplished visual artist and has exhibited both nationally and internationally. He has a BFA in printmaking from the California College of Arts, Oakland, California. TV and Film credits: Ben Ten Alien Swarm for the Cartoon Network, Larry Crowne feature film directed by Tom Hanks. His voice was prominently featured in Pixar’s 2017 Oscar winning animation feature, Coco.