Keinton Butler is senior curator of design and architecture at Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) in Sydney. Keinton graduated from Furniture Technology at RMIT University in Melbourne, after studying key developments in furniture production. She recently returned to Sydney after ten years in London, where she worked as an independent design curator, collaborating with leading cultural organisations, including the British Council. She was a curator for Damien Hirst’s contemporary art publishing project Other Criteria, where she developed a unique multidisciplinary curatorial program for two new gallery spaces in the UK. Keinton holds a Master of Arts in Curating Contemporary Design from the Design Museum in London and Kingston University. Keinton joined MAAS most recently from Precinct, a project space she established in London for cultural exchange between artists, designers and local communities.