Nancy Pochis Bank


Nancy Pochis Bank


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Nancy Pochis Bank is a Chicago based visual artist. Nancy’s specialties include watercolor, oil painting and chalk art murals. A recipient of the multi-year Chicago Neighborhood Arts Program Grant, Nancy provides fine art instruction to seniors and high school students. In addition to her work in arts education, Nancy completes several commissioned portraits and murals each year, and her artwork has been exhibited in numerous venues throughout the United States.

Nancy started her professional career in business, earning a BA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago. In 2000, after twelve years in management consulting, she turned toward her lifelong passion for painting, enrolled in the Continuing Education Program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and studied with Chicago artist Ed Hinkley.

Nancy is an active arts advocate: she dedicates her time and art skills to benefit her community and raise awareness for a range of social issues through public artworks such as five “Cool Globes”, two Great Chicago Fire Hydrants, Literary Chicago, and the annual Art Therapy Connection’s Chalk Festival.

Nancy also has a full-service art studio based in Chicago. They create painted murals, chalk art, and hand lettered signs for clients across the country. Read more below.

Nancy Pochis Bank Art Studio helps clients stand apart from the competition by creating custom artwork for unique locations, products and special events. Whether the situation calls for realistic, abstract, graffiti, figurative or illustrative styles, we design and create artwork that perfectly fits our clients’ needs from painted murals, chalkboards, and pavement art to hand lettering and signage.

NPB Studio Artists work as a team to create original large-scale artwork that has maximum creative impact. Our combined experience includes painting and drawing, graphic design, portraiture, typography, illustration, graffiti, digital arts, and set design.

Their versatility extends across a range of mediums (acrylic, oil, pastel, chalk, spray paint – you name it, they can do it!).

Dayna MalowChalk Artist