Adam Carlin lives and works in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is currently the Director of Greensboro Project Space, a contemporary art center at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Program Director for the Community Arts Collaborative where he creates and oversees community engaged projects for the College of Visual and Performing Arts, and advances partnerships between the college and the community. He is formerly the Visiting Curator at Bennett College, Co-Director of Some Thing Spacious Gallery, and Founder of Art Maker Avenue, center for visual and performing arts in Oakland, CA. He is also co-founder and co-Director of Creek Colleges, an organization that creates schools on the banks of rivers, lakes, and creeks that are going through active restoration. He has a BFA in Sculpture from California College of the Arts and is currently pursuing his MFA in Art and Social Practice from Portland State University. He has received grants from the Andy Warhol Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, Joseph M. Bryan Foundation, and more. Carlin has most recently done projects at ZERO1 Museum, The LAB, PSU Assembly, Somarts, The Window Project at Georgia State University, and The Mondavi Center at UC Davis.