Art Center

Fred Nicholas has been trustee of Art Center College of Design for approximately 9 years, having joined the Board at the request of Richard Koshalek, his long time friend and former Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art where Nicholas serves as a Life Trustee.

Nicholas' principal role at Art Center has been to help develop the recently completed downtown campus and to negotiate with the City of Pasadena for a long- term lease
on the City’s neighboring Power Plant. Nicholas was instrumental in arranging the appointment of Frank Ellsworth as interm President of Art Center following the departure of Richard Koshaleck from the school. Nicholas is presently a life trustee of
Art Center.

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