Wayne Bund is a visual artist, performer, writer, and educator living in Portland, OR. His multi-discipline practice includes photography, performance, poetry, and playwriting. His works and performances have been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues such as the Seattle Art Museum and On the Boards in Seattle, the Ludlow Festival in the UK, SOMarts in San Francisco, and Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, the Q-Center, and Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland. Bund’s practice has received attention in print and online from Bad at Sports, The Oregonian, Willamette Week, The Stranger, Artforum, Be Portland, and Portland Monthly. He has received grants from the Ford Family Foundation, WESTAF Foundation, the Oregon Arts Commission, and the Regional Arts and Culture Council, and has been in residency at Caldera, Playa, and the Sou’wester Lodge. He served with Teach for America from 2004-2006 and is a 1999 Ford Family Foundation Scholar. He currently works as a 1st Grade Teacher in Portland.