American Express sponsors Exhibition Sri Lankan Art 2011

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Nations Trust Bank, American Express Cards has stepped forward this year to sponsor the “Exhibition- Sri Lankan Art 2011” organised by the George Keyt Foundation which will feature Sri Lanka’s Best contemporary artists, sculptors and painters from all over the island and will showcase to the art loving public the developments in contemporary art in Sri Lanka, especially within the last 12 months.

The exhibition began on 29 November and will continue to 4 December at the National Art Gallery’s East and West Galleries. A preview of the exhibition took place on 28 November at the National Art Gallery with the attendance of High Commissioner for Australia in Sri Lanka Kathy Klugman and her husband David Durrell as chief guests and many art lovers, supporters and well wishers.

Deputy General Manager American Express Cards Priyantha Talwatte commenting the partnership stated, “American Express Cards supports our member life styles interests and our community interests. This partnership with the George Keyt Foundation has provided the bank the opportunity for the first time to promote contemporary Sri Lankan Art. I sincerely hope that the exhibition will be well received by the art loving public and our valued American Express Cardmembers and wish the George Keyt Foundation all the very best in all their future endeavours.”

Nations Trust Bank PLC is one of the fastest growing banks in Sri Lanka today. Its’ market positioning of being the benchmark of convenience is now ably supported by a host of financial products and services to a wide customer segment. The Bank now has 46 branches, seven Personal Banking Centres and is the sole issuers and acquirer for American Express cards in Sri Lanka.