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Carre Adams

Curator & Director

Carre Adams is the Chief Curator and Director of the Carver Museum & Cultural Center in Austin, Texas—an institution dedicated to the collection, preservation, and exhibition of Black material culture. His career started in 2003 where he worked at University affiliated galleries and later for private galleries in New York City as a preparator.

Since 2016, he has curated more than 20 exhibitions and worked with an array of artists that includes, Debora Roberts, Hakeem Adewumi, Dawn Okoro, Eto Otitigbe, Beth Consetta-Rubel, John Yancey, Betelhem Makonnen, Adrian Aguilera, Tammie Rubin, Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya (AKIRASH), and Taja Lindley.

His curatorial practice, he is also an artistic director, mixed-media artists, filmmaker, and music producer. His creative work explores love, sovereignty, and inheritance. His projects have been featured on Arts in Context produced by PBS, Feministing, Glasstire: Texas Visual Art News & Reviews, Art in America, Sightlines, and Forbes.

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