Louisiana Secretary of State, Kyle Ardoin and The Friends of LSEM announce the opening of an extraordinary art exhibit of the Creative Art Connection of Bossier Parish. The Juried Winter Art show will open on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with an awards ceremony and artists’ reception. Light refreshments will be served.
Celebrating 41 years, the Creative Art Connection is a non-profit organization whose purpose it is to stimulate cultural development in the Bossier City community by providing activities and an outlet for the talents of all craftsmen in the field of fine arts. The organization encourages outreach in the community through the production of creative work and the appreciation of art.
There are forty-one members of the group, mostly located in Bossier parish, who will offer works for sale. Artists participating will be Maria Ashcraft, Erica Branch, Theresa Billau, Billie Brown, Michelle Burke, Jean Clarkson, Joan Cole, Lee Cook, Virginia Cook, Gretchen Crawford, Trudy Daniel, Ann Evans, Dot Fowler, Rick Hollowell, Shirley Koval, Beverly Maleby, Deborah Mullinnix, Kathleen Pate, Carolyn Pitts, Judy Presley, Beth Roubique, Malik Stewart, Kim Thompson, Wesley Touchstone and Rita Wynn.
According to spokesperson Carolyn Pitts, the Creative Art Connection encourages the study of art by offering the Virginia Cook College Scholarship for visual art.