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Jimmie Banks is a Duke Facilities Management electrician of 22 years who moonlights as an artist.
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‘It’s like breathing’: Duke electrician Jimmie Banks reflects on his passion for art

Fittingly enough for a modern-day Renaissance man, Jimmie Banks lists Leonardo da Vinci among his chief artistic heroes. In addition to being an exhibiting artist at the Rubenstein Arts Center, Banks is a Duke Facilities Management electrician of 22 years, a former head cook of a barbecue restaurant, a breakdancer and a friend to everyone he meets along the way.


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