David Gumbs

sensory, exceptional
and ephemeral adventure
created and led by David Gumbs,
multimedia artist.



David Gumbs is an award winning interdisciplinary artist from the Caribbean island of Saint-Martin, based in Martinique.

Recent projects include his Manifest EU European award, the Mondes Nouveaux national awards for his project Ethno Spirits, the BAC Sonic Clinic exhibition at Mocada NY. His participation to the Zonamaco, the JustLX, and the JustMAD art fairs.

His first solo Museum exhibition in the U.S. From Dust to gold at the Telfair Museums in Savanah, a year long exhibition of selected works at the Frist Art Museum in Nashville, Illuminate Coral Gables in Miami, Tod Town Expo in Shanghai, the Currents New Media digital festival in Santa Fe, and the touring exhibition Relational Undercurrents which is a major survey of Latin American and Caribbean Art in the United States. The show opened at MOLAA Los Angeles and has travelled to the Portland Museum of Art, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, and the Wallach Gallery New York. Select works also shown at the TVE Caribbean visual Exchange in Melbourne, Australia. In 2017, Gumbs was part of the Prizm Art Fair during Miami Art week, the Jamaica Biennal, and won the National Street Art contest for the islands of Martinique and Saint-Martin.

He continues to participate in numerous new media festivals in Europe and in France. David Gumbs is a faculty member at the CCA visual arts school where he teaches Interactive Media, Motion Design, and Mix-media Design since 2009.