NANCY POCHIS BANK is a portrait artist, muralist, and art instructor based in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood. Nancy also creates public artworks and accepts several commissioned paintings each year, her artwork can be seen in exhibitions across the United States.
Nancy created two giant globes for “Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet” in Chicago and these globes have traveled throughout the U.S. and internationally as part of an ongoing environmental art exhibit. A recipient of two Chicago Neighborhood Arts Grants for her work teaching art at CHA Senior Housing, Nancy offers art instruction: elder art classes and workshops, youth classes and workshops, as well as one-on-one private art instruction.
An active artist in the vibrant Ravenswood community, Nancy Pochis Bank is a regular participant in the annual Ravenswood ArtWalk “Tour of Arts and Industry” and you can visit her studio during their arts tour each October. Nancy accepts several portrait commissions each year and is excited to announce the availability of Interlocking Portrait™ commissions in oil or watercolor. These family portraits are designed to hang together but can be divided and given to family members as they move away from home, go off to college or start their own families.