Bossier Arts Council and Community Trust Bank presents Barbara Rushing

SHREVEPORT, LA – March 4, 2013

The Bossier Arts Council is thrilled to announce a partnership with Community Trust Bank to feature local artists at two of their banking centers in the Shreveport Bossier area. The premier artist for this partnership is Barbara Rushing whose work will be on display from February through April 2013. The banking centers featuring artwork are the Line Avenue Branch, 3400 Line Ave., Shreveport, LA 71104, and the Bossier City Banking Center, 2790 Airline Dr., Bossier City, LA 71111. There will be an opening reception at the Line Avenue Banking Center on March 21st from 5 - 7pm.

When asked about her creative process Barbara answered "I love the learning process in art and love color. I recently started taking saxophone lessons. My three children, Dr. Donna Rushing, Mrs. Nancy Hayes of Austin, and Dr. Paul Rushing and nine grandchildren are all supportive of my art shows."

Community Trust Bank’s core purpose to Enrich the Lives of People in our Community is realized in this endeavor by showcasing community artists and their talents in a unique environment”, said Larry Little, Regional President NWLA, EVP. “This also provides an artistic investment in our community by bring the artwork to the people in our community.

The Bossier Arts Council is committed to promoting art work of regional artists. It is located at 630 Barksdale Blvd. right off of I-20.

About Community Trust Bank
Community Trust Bank, a more than century-­old, Louisiana-­chartered bank, provides a wide range of traditional banking services with 35 banking centers throughout north Louisiana, north Texas and the Houston area, and north and central Mississippi. Community Trust Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Community Trust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company with assets over $3 billion. Community Trust Financial Corporation’s common stock is not exchange listed but is traded through individually negotiated transactions. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit