Cohen & Grigsby to Help Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Celebrate its Centennial

- Reception to be held on February 11, 2010 at the Cohen & Grigsby Art Gallery -

Feb 04, 2010, 09:40 ET from Cohen & Grigsby

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and offices in Naples and Bonita Springs, FL, will help the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP) celebrate its centennial by hosting a reception at the law firm's art gallery, located inside its Pittsburgh office.  The event is for invited guests and will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at Cohen & Grigsby's downtown Pittsburgh offices (625 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh).

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"AAP provided the inaugural exhibit when we opened Cohen & Grigsby's art gallery last year, and since its debut, the gallery has promoted local artists and has strengthened and enhanced the Pittsburgh region's flourishing art community," said Jack Elliott, president and CEO of Cohen & Grigsby.  "We are pleased to help AAP celebrate this important milestone – their centennial – through this special event."

"AAP welcomes the partnership it has forged with Cohen & Grigsby, and we are delighted to be able to celebrate our centennial with the firm," added Kitty Spangler, vice president of Associated Artists of Pittsburgh.  "ANTHOLOGY, the exhibit on display in the gallery since November 2009, featured the work of eight well-known local artists affiliated AAP.  The exhibit was quite a success, and the gallery is truly a beautiful space."  

Cohen & Grigsby's art gallery correlates closely with the firm's philosophy, a "Culture of Performance."  The philosophy speaks to the firm's business model, ensuring that attorneys act as business counselors as well as legal advisors while also focusing on working smarter and more efficiently.  

"A Culture of Performance" also underscores the firm's ongoing support of the arts in the region.  Beyond opening the firm's gallery to Pittsburgh-area artists, Cohen & Grigsby is the presenting sponsor for the "Trust Presents" series, a showcase offering of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust that brings a variety of entertainment to the city's Cultural District.      

Reporters wishing to attend AAP's centennial celebration event should RSVP to Jeff Donaldson at or 412.642.7700.  


Established in 1981 in Pittsburgh, PA, Cohen & Grigsby is a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh and offices in Naples and Bonita Springs, FL.  Cohen & Grigsby attorneys cultivate a culture of performance by serving as business counselors as well as legal advisors to an extensive list of clients that includes private and publicly held businesses, nonprofits, multinational corporations, individuals and emerging companies.  The firm has more than 130 lawyers in seven practice groups – Business & Tax, Labor & Employment, Immigration/International Business, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, and Estates & Trusts.  For more information, please visit  


The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh is the largest group of visual artists in the Pittsburgh region with more than 450 members that represent creative talent in all artistic media, a term that continues to change rapidly in this information age.  The purpose of the association, which was founded in 1910, is to foster a love of the fine arts and to advance art in the region. The AAP was incorporated as a non-profit, tax-exempt educational organization on February 27, 1930.  For more information, please visit


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