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Dr. Kirstie Skinner established Outset Scotland in 2013, to encourage more philanthropic investment in contemporary art in Scotland. Outset works with individual patrons and partners to support a rich variety of contemporary art commissions and gifts to public collections.
Prior to this, Kirstie devised education and curatorial professional development programmes for various institutions, including National Galleries of Scotland, Collective Gallery, Glasgow International Art Festival, Scottish Arts Council, and Contemporary Art Society. She taught for many years at the University of Edinburgh and at Edinburgh College of Art, where she was awarded a doctorate for her thesis, Spectres of Minimalism, in 2010.
Having been engaged in research around Scotland’s public collections for over a decade, Kirstie is now also founding editor of a website on the subject – http://www.collectingcontemporary.org – built in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh while serving as their Fellow in Contemporary Art Theory and Curating 2015/16. She is also working with SCAN on CLiC, a national initiative with 8 museum partners, developing curatorial leadership in collections.