Pochis Bank Studio has been continuing to work with the new Nike Training Center in Lincoln Park. Most recently, we created several 8×10″ typographic chalk plaques quoting NTC trainers, soon to be installed in the fitting rooms. Our illustrated chalk enlargement of Nike’s latest training shoe. An advertisement for NTC’s Volleyball team- starting soon! (…)
Every year, Latin School of Chicago puts up a wall display using baby photos of all their graduating seniors. For the class of 2013, Pochis Bank Studio created this chalkboard prompting students to see if they can identify who’s who. Thanks to studio artist Elizabeth Ahlem for her design work on this project.
NPB Studio has spent the last few weeks designing and executing five chalk boards for the Omni Hotel’s amazing new restaurant and bar, 676. This farm-to-table restaurant describes their menu as “approachable, organic and sustainable – local food treated the way it was intended.” A special thanks to artists Amanda Paulson and Poppy Gollard for their excellent(…)
This Monday marked the end of another successful adult watercolors class at North Branch Arts. Nancy and her students celebrated with with an exhibition highlighting the students’ artworks and overall progress. Here are the proud participants and their art: Nancy will be taking the summer off from teaching, and her next course will begin(…)
This week, NPB Studio participated in Highland Park High School’s annual event, FOCUS on the Arts. Nancy, Amanda Paulson, and Tracee Badway, along with dozens of talented and enthusiastic HPHS students, created giant pavement art versions of masterpieces from Grant Wood and Picasso. Despite the frigid winds, both murals were successfully completed on schedule and enjoyed(…)
Here’s another batch of hand-lettered chalkboards by Nancy Pochis Bank Art Studio for the Nike Training Club in Lincoln Park. This group includes [as shown from top to bottom]: a 6-foot board promoting Nike’s new running shoe, a running gear advertisement that focuses on the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, a fashion magazine-style board for(…)
Spring is coming to Southport and Irving! The weather may be fickle, but the restaurant’s latest chalkboard by NPB Studio is all about spring events. Visit S&I for an Easter Brunch or Mother’s Day Special, as well as baseball-themed local artwork on display. Thank you to our new studio artists Chris Hamming and Caroline Elia(…)
This week, NPB Studio finished three more chalk board illustrations for the Nike Training Center in Lincoln Park. These are in addition to the chalk illustrations that Nancy originally created for the store’s grand opening. The first board introduces the Flyknit Lunar 1+, Nike’s new ultra-lightweight running shoe. More simple, unadorned lettering and illustration on this board(…)
This February you have two chances to see Nancy’s watercolor portraits. Saturday, February 9th, from 6-9 PM, stop into the Frankenstone Art Center and attend the artist reception of their Second Annual LOVE Show. Nancy’s watercolor portrait, originally titled “Don’t you want to engage me?” will be part of a collection of original artwork exploring a contemporary(…)
Nancy Pochis Bank Art Studio was hired by Nike to create chalkboard illustrations for the opening of their first-ever Nike Training Club (NTC) in Lincoln Park. The drawings, which portray selected Nike merchandise, will be incorporated into product displays throughout the store. Doors open today, and classes begin February 7th.