The Black Couch

The Black Couch is a working studio and art gallery in Hermosa. We are a collective of artists and musicians whose mission is to encourage positive community involvement through art and music.

We aim to establish ourselves as a place for collaboration, artistic growth and as a space where people of all ages and skill levels can get in touch with their inner creative potential.

Mark A. Narens - Artist

@marknarensartist

Over his thirty-year career, Mark has created a huge inventory of artwork over multiple mediums such as; charcoal drawings, mixed medium glass, functional art and wall sculptures. He shows his artwork at galleries, festivals, and donates his artwork to charity events in Chicago and around the country.

Visit his Art Gallery located at: The Black Couch Studio and Gallery, 4200 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL 60639

Commission work available.

Contact Suzann with any questions or to schedule an appointment 847-321-5681 

Walk-Ins are welcome!

Normal business hours: Mon-Fri 10:00am-6:00pm and Sat.-Sun. 11:00am - 5:00pm

 


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Black and White mixed medium painting on glass 58" x 20"

Black and White mixed medium painting on glass 58" x 20"

Black and White mixed medium glass paintings both 58" x 20" 

Black and White mixed medium glass paintings both 58" x 20" 

Black and White mixed medium on glass 77"x 46"

"Spirit of Music" Spray paint and Acrylic mixed medium on canvas  7' x 4'

"Spirit of Music" Spray paint and Acrylic mixed medium on canvas  7' x 4'

" Greg Olsen" Charcoal and Pastel drawing on paper

" Greg Olsen" Charcoal and Pastel drawing on paper

Wall Mural at Jacob's Design Agency in Chicago. "Set your own Rules" Acrylic on Drywall  10' x 10'

Wall Mural at Jacob's Design Agency in Chicago. "Set your own Rules" Acrylic on Drywall  10' x 10'

Outdoor Wall Mural at Little Achiever's Learning Center in Chicago. "Little Imagination" Exterior Acrylic on Brick  12' x 30'

Outdoor Wall Mural at Little Achiever's Learning Center in Chicago. "Little Imagination" Exterior Acrylic on Brick  12' x 30'

Indoor Wall Mural at Streets of London Salon in Chicago. 

Indoor Wall Mural at Streets of London Salon in Chicago. 

"Deep Roots" Acrylic and Spray Paint on hard board. 8' x 4'

"Deep Roots" Acrylic and Spray Paint on hard board. 8' x 4'

"Transformation" Chicago Flag , Acrylic and Spray Paint on canvas

"Transformation" Chicago Flag , Acrylic and Spray Paint on canvas

"Harmony" Chicago Flag , Acrylic and Spray Paint on canvas. 

"Harmony" Chicago Flag , Acrylic and Spray Paint on canvas.