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.
NPB Art Studio returned to Southport and Irving to complete another beautiful mural on the restaurant’s entryway chalkboard. Utilizing a limited color palette and an exciting collection of vintage fonts, Nancy and studio assistant Elizabeth Ahlem created an announcement for the upcoming Valentine’s Day dinner. Stop in to view the art and maybe even make a(…)
The holidays are upon us! Pochis Bank Studio spent yesterday afternoon creating this large scale chalkboard announcement for Southport & Irving Restaurant’s New Year’s Eve celebration. This vintage-style board is on display in the restaurant’s entrance. Stop in to check out the art as well as to learn more about S&I’s NYE event! Thanks to Studio(…)
Remember this painting by Nancy Pochis Bank? “Rainy Birthday after Mary Whyte.” It could be YOURS… Attend “Unmask and Uncork!” tonight and celebrate the opening of North Branch Arts, a new non-profit art center on Devon. Nancy donated this painting to their silent auction. Enjoy wine tasting and local fare from area restaurants. Tickets are(…)
Thanks to all who stopped in at our Chicago Artist’s Month Open Studio last weekend! A wonderful time was had by all. We enjoyed art, conversation and refreshments- just what a studio open house should be. Thanks to Gateway Green for loaning us the Alice Murals to hang down the studio corridors. If you missed the(…)
NPB Studio and Amanda Paulson enjoyed a beautiful day as a featured artist for the first annual “Hooked on Art” festival to benefit Frontline Foundations, a a non-profit substance abuse recovery support program exclusively for young adults, based in Chesterton, Indiana. We wanted to create artwork with a hopeful message, and chose to quote the(…)
For many people, the phrase “chalk board art” brings to mind coffee shop menus and Trader Joe’s grocery displays. But more and more companies are finding ways to incorporate chalk art into their corporate office decor. Pochis Bank Studio was hired by Beam Inc. in Deerfield, IL to create five word-art chalkboards for their new(…)
The long hours and hard work of Nancy and Tracee have paid off. 120 feet of Alice in Wonderland themed mural lined the Chicago Gateway Green’s entrance carpet at their annual Green Tie Ball this past Saturday, welcoming guests into a fantastical evening of music, food, drink, dancing and gambling. Attendees posed for photographs in(…)
NPB studio was hired along with Tracee Badway to create two HUGE welcoming murals for Chicago Gateway Green’s “Green Tie Ball”. The theme is Alice in Wonderland and we’ve working day and night to complete 120 feet of mural by the September 15th benefit. Check back soon for photos of the finished product!
Sunset Over Oak Street Inspired by Lichtenstein The Oak Street Business Council asked us to play a part in their First Annual Summer Block Party by creating a grand sidewalk chalk mural. Our team drew inspiration from Roy Lichtenstein’s Ben-Day dots and vibrant colors to create a compelling Chicago skyline. The mural is located in front(…)