John Smith Gumbula

John Smith Gumbula

John Smith Gumbula is a direct descendant and Aboriginal Ambassador of the Wakka Wakka Tribal Indigenous people of South-Burnett, Queensland, Australia. He comes from a family of multi talented diverse artistic backgrounds, rich in culture and heritage. He has been involved in the arts professionally for over 20 years.
John has worked in many programs relating to Indigenous awareness and culture, which have taking him to remote communites within Australia as well as overseas.
John integrates traditional and contemporary knowledge into his artwork. His objective is to "Build Bridges of understanding between his Native Australia and International Global Communities."