Visit the Gallery

Once inside the gallery you will experience some of the history of his work in a retrospective display as well as his current projects.

A visit to his studio gallery at Yackandandah is like walking through a doorway into the heart and soul of the man. The garden and views are breathtaking in all seasons.


Large and small pots adorn the garden, with weeping maples and cherries lining the path which leads past the mudbrick residence he built, and on towards his studio which he has continually renovated and extended over the years.

Once inside the gallery you will experience some of the history of his work in a retrospective display as well as his current projects.

Kirbys Flat Pottery Gallery

The Gallery at Kirby’s Flat Pottery

His stunning desert photography adorns the walls creating a visual link between the source of inspiration and the forms and surfaces of his pots. It all represents the work of a potter who is extremely passionate about the pieces he creates as well as the environment in which he lives.

John Dermer holds a major exhibition on the last weekend of November at his studio gallery in Yackandandah every year.

Easter Exhibition 2011

Easter Exhibition 2011

The smaller annual Easter exhibition help to showcase new tableware designs as well as exhibition pieces.

His gallery is normally open every weekend and most Victorian school holidays from 10:30am to 5:00pm or by appointment. However during the late autumn/winter the gallery may be closed for up to 4 weeks so a phone call is advised.