Purchase Awards & Partners

Over $60,000 in guaranteed art sales!

Purchase Awards are Guaranteed Sales!

ACA Partners make a dollar-value commitment for purchasing artwork from the Final Art Comes Alive Exhibit. For example, Platinum Partnerships are worth $5,000 which equals a guaranteed spending of $5,000 on purchasing artwork from ACA Accepted Artists!



 Cushman and Wakefield I ACA 2016 Partner

Cushman and Wakefield

Cushman and Wakefield is a leading global real estate service firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop and live. The firm operates in more than 60 countries and provides deep local and global insights that create significant value for occupiers and investors around the world. As first time partners to ACA they are excited to select from the nation’s best artistic talent to purchase and display in their stunning downtown office space.


Graydon Head Law

Graydon Head Legal Council

As Cincinnati’s oldest law firm, with a long tradition of supporting the arts in our community, Graydon Head is pleased to once again be joining ACA as a Platinum Partner. This marks the third year in a row they are partnering with ACA, and have described this as one of their favorite community events. Graydon’s 80 attorneys pride themselves on building close relationships with their clients, working hard to understand both their business and their legal challenges, across a wide variety of practice areas – from real estate to finance, health care to media, from litigation to employment issues. Graydon Head has received many wonderful compliments from clients and employees alike on the ACA artwork they currently have displayed from 2013, 2014 and 2015. *The firm is a long time partner with ACA and is be moving in spectacular new offices in a high-rise downtown Cincinnati and will be purchasing artwork for the space.




ACT Insurance

ACT Insurance

In early 2011, Daryle Stafford and his team at Veracity Insurance Solutions recognized a need in the art industry for affordable liability insurance. They partnered with Great American Insurance Group and created Artists, Crafters, & Tradesmen (ACT) Insurance, which provides coverage to artists in all 50 states. The team at ACT designed two policies, both of which are the most affordable in the industry saving artists money that they can use to invest more in their business. Since its beginning and continuing to this day, ACT has partnered with industry leaders, including ADC, to support the art community. *This is ACT’s first year participating with ACA as a sponsor, and the entire team is excited to search from among the greatest artists in North America to purchase new and unique artwork for their executive office space.


APG Office Furnishings

APG Office Furnishings

APG has been in business since 1969 and represents a variety of office furniture manufacturers, including the prestigious Herman Miller line. Working with high-end commercial clients, APG’s experienced staff provides space planning, design, and project management services. Their customer philosophy is simple: “Be the best”, “Just do it right” and “Take care of your customers”. *Their “art loving” owners join ACA again this year as platinum partners and are very excited to be selecting and purchasing artwork for their beautiful new showroom. 


Assured Partners NL

Assured Partners

For more than 20 years, AssuredPartners NL has helped businesses and individuals in nearly every industry and is one of the fastest-growing independent insurance brokerages in the country. At AssuredPartners NL, they work closely with you to understand your specific insurance needs and believe that finding the right insurance for your personal assets, invaluable peace of mind and for your future is important. It is their commitment and passion to provide superior products and services to their clients. This will be APNL first year partnering with ACA and is looking forward to all the incredible art they will be able to purchase for their new offices at the Kenwood Collection Building.



Keating Muething and Klekamp (KMK)

KMK views their clients’ legal issues as though they themselves were the CEO or owner of the business — they find solutions for problems and work hard to develop strategies for the future. This focus has helped them build their firm into one of the largest in the city. KMK has currently completed a massive renovation on nine floors of office space located in one of the tallest towers downtown. *They are seeking to select from ACA artists a unique artwork (in a variety of styles and mediums) to grace the walls of their sophisticated executive space.

Jeff Thomas Catering

Jeff Thomas Catering

From small and intimate parties to large receptions, Jeff Thomas Catering’s experience and professionalism show through at any location. With over 20 years serving the Greater Cincinnati Area, their reputation has been built upon their courteous and efficient service staff and exemplary food. As an avid art lover Jeff Thomas is personally looking forward to partnering with ACA not only as their catering sponsor, but also to find artwork for his beautiful new penthouse suite. 


Kuy Plastic Surgery, Inc.

Kuy Plastic Surgery, Inc.

Kuy Plastic Surgery, Inc. specializes in full cosmetic and body contouring procedures. Daniel G. Kuy, MD FACS was named a top doctor of plastic surgery by Cincinnati Magazine in the January 2016 issue. Kuy Plastic Surgery, Inc. has expanded their practice from Northern Kentucky to Hyde Park, Cincinnati’s trendy neighborhood of boutique shops and fine eats. They’re looking forward to selecting the perfect artwork for their newly designed offices!


GOLD PARTNER  |  $2,500+


 Oswald I Silver Partner I Art Comes Alive

Oswald Companies

Founded in 1893, Oswald Companies is one of the nation’s largest independent, employee-owned insurance brokerage and risk management firms. As a proud member of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals can service and support the needs of our clients throughout the U.S. and worldwide. The employee-owners of Oswald are dedicated to meeting and exceeding your expectations. Our areas of expertise, Property & Casualty, Personal Risk Management, Employee Benefits, Life Insurance, and Retirement Plan Services. They are excited to partner with ADC and ACA to select a vibrant, original work of art to add to their collection.

Private Partner

Felicia Williams

Felicia is an executive for Macy’s Inc. has been a close friend to Litsa Spanos, President  of ADC for  many years.  Visiting her home you will immediately notice her diverse and interesting art collection.  Works range from glass, to mixed media, to photography and everything in between.  *She has collected art for many years and is excited to look for new and interesting pieces for her beautiful home.





Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Calfee has been providing meaningful legal counsel in matters that are critical to the success of their clients since 1903. Their focus is primarily on business services, business transactions, government relations, intellectual property and commercial litigation. Their lawyers represent a wide spectrum of private and public organizations, entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, governments and individuals.  Their new space on the 24th floor of one of the most prestigious downtown building, boasts expansive city views, a modern decor and beautiful artwork.  *Creating an office environment that is sophisticated, yet warm and welcoming is very important to them and a reflection of how they want their clients to feel. They have worked extensively with ADC to select artwork recently and are excited to be able to find more artwork through all the ACA artists to continue to expand their collection.


Private Partner

Patty Hord

Patty recently renovated and moved into a glorious new home in Cincinnati’s hottest neighborhood, Over the Rhine. This historic space boasts original brick walls and charming details, but also includes modern, high-end touches that need some vibrant modern art to match.She’s excited to partner with ACA for the first time.  She can’t wait to select new works of art from the incredible list of artists ACA host and to add to her growing collection.


tri-state financial

Tri-State Financial Group

Tri-State Financial Group is a premier fee-based financial planning firm that guides their clients towards a more secure future.  They believe that it’s not only their responsibility to help make the most from their income and assests, but also to help make the most out of their clients lives.  *Having worked with ADC extensively in the past to select artwork in their offices, they are looking forward to finding new artwork from the vast array of available works from ACA 2015 artists.  


FRIENDS of ACA | $1,000


Private Partner

Carol Harris and Kelly Pear, Comey & Shepherd Realtors

As the area’s oldest, family-owned real estate company Comey & Shepherd has long been the leader in luxury real estate in the Greater Cincinnati region. Carol Harris and Kelly Pear are support by the wonderful team at Comey and Shepherd and are as energetic and passionate about serving their clients as they are about finding an incredible work of art to include in their office space! * Carol and Kelly can’t wait to select a stunning contemporary work that’s full of color and energy.


Private Partner

George Wilkinson

George Wilkinson works for Dinsmore and counsels clients on workers’ compensation law issues throughout Ohio and represents numerous clients across a wide range of industries. This is George’s first time participating as an ACA Purchase Award Partner. *George and his wife are excited to select an artwork from the incredibly talented artists who enter ACA and add the art to their growing collection.


Rhinegeist Brewery

Rhinegeist Brewery

We believe in the power of beer to bring great people together, foment fantastic ideas, and build a community that values craft beer and one another. Rhinegeist means “Ghost of the Rhine,” and refers to our place here in the historic Brewery District in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati. Within these unique and historic walls, we brew 20bbl batches of beer that sings with flavor and delights us.*Rhinegeist is partnering with ADC and ACA for the second year and is excited to partner with an amazing platform for artists!

Sterling Cut Glass | Art Comes Alive 2015 Partner

Sterling Cut Glass

Sterling Cut Glass opened their first true retail store in Hyde Park in 1976. It was a small, galley-style store, and it was an instant success. The secret was out and customers lined up at the door! Today, Sterling’s monogramming is still going strong: it seems the personal touch never goes out of style. As always, they have an outstanding array of barware and serving accessories and now monogrammed wine glasses are all the rage. Their crystal still hails from the famous Krosno Glassworks in Poland, home of the finest popularly-priced hand blown crystal in the world.*For the last three years, Sterling Cut Glass has created the stunning glass trophies and are proud partners of ACA.


Private Partner

Michael and Molly Prues

Michael and Molly Prues live in Anderson with their two children. Molly’s mother was an artist and instilled in her a deep appreciation for art in all forms and mediums. * Michael and Molly are excited to partner with Art Design Consultants this year to find an outstanding piece of artwork from an ACA artist to add to their collection in honor her mother.