Alistair Dearie

Alistair Dearie is an artist who lives and works in Glasgow. Dearie graduated from The Glasgow School of Art ceramics department in 1999 and since then has developed parallel careers as an educator and a potter. He is principal teacher of art and design at St Ninian’s High School in Kirkintilloch and has a shop/studio premises in Maryhill where he produces pottery.

Dearie makes both functional and sculptural work using clay. Using the potter’s wheel he creates a variety of vessels including functional wares for use in the home and vessels that explore the historical and present uses of the potter’s wheel.

Group exhibitions

Group exhibitions include: New Works, Glasgow Project Room (2016); Funktion/Dysfunktion with Nick Evans, Neues Museum, Nurenberg, Germany (2015); California Wow with Laura Aldridge, Tramway, Glasgow (2015).


Residencies include: Hospitalfield House, Arbroath (2014); Bothy Project Residencies at Sweeney’s Bothy, Eigg (2013) and the Walled Garden Project (2012).



Events & performances