Patrick Flaherty has been named president and executive director of the Indianapolis Art Center in a unanimous decision made by its board of directors.
Flaherty is filling the roles which were previously held by Carter Wolf who announced his retirement this past spring.
Fostering a decade’s worth of experience with the Indianapolis Art Center, Flaherty will assume the duties of president and executive director on September 1. While with the art center Flaherty has worked various faculty and administrative roles and has managed the art center’s largest fundraising event, the Fifth Third Broad Ripple Art Fair.
The Indianapolis Art Center has an 80 year history with the city and is located in the Broad Ripple Village.
“We couldn’t be more proud to have found our next president from within our own ranks,” Mark Williams, chairman of the board of directors said. “Patrick represents the next generation of arts leadership in Central Indiana. His talent, passion and energy has our Board, staff and friends of the Art Center very charged and eager to get to work on the next 80 years. This is a very exciting time for the Art Center.”