Our History

Founded in 1992 out of her lower level basement and with only two customers, Litsa Spanos, President of ADC, Art Design Consultants, Inc. was determined to take her passion for art and bring beauty into as many homes and offices as possible. Her goal was to create comfortable and energizing environments for everyone to live and work in.

Currently, her vision continues to grow with a 10,000 sq ft art gallery and framing facility, numerous residential, corporate and commercial clients, and various prestigious industry awards.  Her company currently ranks in the top 2% of all women-owned business in the nation. Spanos’ dedication to her company is just as strong as her wanting to “give back” to the community.She has supported many non-profit organizations throughout the years including The Cincinnati Opera, The SCAR Project, The Carnegie Arts Center, The Karen Wellington Foundation, Women Helping Women, Impact 100 and other deserving causes that pull at her heartstrings.

ADC is an inspiring business that has won numerous recognition and awards including:

  • Winner of Woman-Owned Business of the Year 2013, Chosen by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce & WE Celebrate
  • Publisher of Blink Art Resource Guide, 2015
  • Feature Story “Mastering the Art of Business”, 2014, Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Cincinnati Opera Board of Trustees, 2013 – present
  • Carnegie Art Center, Board of Trustees, 2008 – present
  • Envision Children, Board of Trustees, 2012 – present
  • Athena award Finalist 2012, Cincy Business
  • Founder “ACA, Art Comes Alive” International Arts Competition
  • Finalist for WE (Women Excel) Best New Service/Product of the Year 2011, Cincinnati USA Chamber of Commerce
  • Contributing Editor for ABN (Art Business News) and AWN (Art World News) 2011-2012
  • Member Women’s Business Enterprise National Council WBENC, 2010 -2016
  • Member E-Women Cincinnati 2011-2012, National E-Women Foundation Founding member 2012
  • Feature Story “Connecting Business with Beauty” 2010, The Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Featured speaker/educator at Art Expo New York and Las Vegas 2010-2015
  • Winner, Small Business award 2009, Cincinnati USA Chamber of Commerce
  • Board of Directors, Carnegie Arts Center 2008-2012
  • Winner “Superior Art Marketing” 2009, Art Business News
  • #1 Art Gallery and Framer in the Country 2007, 2008, Décor Magazine