Adam Carlin is the Director of Community Engagement for the College of Visual and Performing Arts at UNC Greensboro where he supports and advocates for community engaged programs led by students and faculty and advances partnerships between the CVPA and the community. Carlin is also the Director of Greensboro Project Space, an off-campus contemporary art center in Downtown Greensboro that acts as a bridge between students and faculty in UNC Greensboro’s School of Art and the Greensboro community. Carlin also teaches about art as social change and participatory practices in the CVPA’s Interdisciplinary Art and Social Practice Minor in addition to a cross-disciplinary course about arts entrepreneurship. He has a BFA from California College of the Arts and an MFA in Art and Social Practice from Portland State University. Carlin has curated public programs or was a guest lecturer at places like the Queens Museum, Universität der Künste Berlin, UMass Dartmouth, Portland City Hall, Elsewhere Living Museum, ZERO1 Museum, Georgia State University, and The Mondavi Center at UC Davis. He has received grants from the Andy Warhol Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mellon Foundation, the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation, and more.