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 spoke on 3KND Big Brekkie with Gman about what his business have developed during the bushfires and COVID-19 crisis.
John has worked in many programs relating to Indigenous awareness and culture, which have taking him to remote communities 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."