JD Banke studied painting and printmaking at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA. His work has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions at such Seattle spaces as Two Shelves, Glassbox Gallery, Prole Driﬅ, and Vignettes. This past year, Banke was also featured in group exhibitions at Good Mother Gallery in Oakland, CA, and Trestle Projects in Brooklyn, NY, as well as in the publications The Stranger and New American Paintings. Seattle-based choreographer Kate Wallich recently commissioned Banke as Art Director/Set Decorator for her piece Splurge Land, which debuted in April at On the Boards. This is Banke’s first exhibition in Portland, OR.