Alastair has a lifetime of experience as an artist/maker, teacher, mentor, and plantsman.

"(Alastair's) work draws from history, culture, and tradition to realise highly original and beautiful contemporary ceramic pieces."

– Emmanuel Cooper

"(Alastair) brings a brilliantly intelligent and mercurial mind to all those he works with."

– Rod Harman

"(Alastair's) impact on everything I do craft-wise and thought-wise is immeasurable. Always my mentor."

– Richard Bedwell