John Rigby- Art bloke, Signman and Campfire Cook
Starting in graphic design and signage production, John Rigby has forged a name for himself in the fields of lettering, sign design, film production, as well as prop, set design and the restoration and creation of both custom and heritage motor vehicles.
His expertise in the fields of signwriting, lettering and the arts is unquestionable and in recent years John has trained and assessed in these fields, currently offering training in a variety of skill sets and competencies associated with these crafts with the Sign and Graphics training business: LetterCraft.
His passion for brushwork and art has taken him on a journey he still travels today seeing John painting, exhibiting and exploring Australia for inspiration for his iconic Australian art themes.
John Rigby is an Australian artist and passionate when it comes to the Australian outdoors its landscape and its people. He has spent a lifetime exploring his way around the big brown land; painting, writing and even, as a singer songwriter, singing about the countries culture and themes in many of his own award-winning songs.
Interwoven with his travels have been his passion for campfire cooking which has led him on a path of discovery through the outback and bush exploring all aspects of outdoor and campfire cooking having travelled and camped his way around Australia since nineteen seventy in four wheel drives, campers and vans and, more recently, by motorhome.
John has honed his cooking styles and recipes as a cook on commercial camping tours and safaris as well as spending four years in central Australia as CEO of an indigenous corporation on a remote desert community in the Northern Territory and has gleaned much from aboriginal culture and cooking in the bush, at the same time training and guiding others in outback Campfire Cooking.
John has recently realized his ambition of completing the first edition of ‘Scrub Grub’, an outback campfire cooking book, devoted to some of his favorite recipes and created by his desire to share his love and passion for outback campfire cooking with others.