Scott Barnim

photo of the Dundas potter Scott BarnimDundas, ON

After receiving his M.F.A. in ceramics from the University of Wales, Scott established a pottery studio in Dundas in 1978. He has now been creating decorated functional stoneware for over forty years.   He is also recognized for creating beautiful ornamental pieces of reduced Islamic lusterware.  He has exhibited his work in countless group and solo shows, including at the Gardiner Museum, Toronto.  He was a founding member of the Beyond the Valley Studio Tour, and has participated in many craft shows over the years.  Scott has received numerous awards for his work including the Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Hamilton Arts Council in 2016, and the Award for Excellence in Ceramics from the Carnegie Craft Juried Biennial Exhibition in 2023.  His work is included in public and private collections internationally.

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