About

David McDiarmid works across the fields of art, curation and fabrication.

Born in Paisley, he grew up in Ayr and studied Painting at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen 2009-2013 before completing an MLitt in Curatorial Practice between Glasgow School of Art and University of Glasgow 2018-2019. 

His studio is currently based at Rogart Street Campus in Glasgow and he splits his time working between 3 different projects:

  • David McDiarmid Studio
  • Artists’ Tuck Shop
  • Mould Fashioned

David McDiarmid Studio

With a current focus on food history, David’s studio produces collections of affordable, original handmade artworks including, paintings, prints, ceramics and sculptures.

Artists’ Tuck Shop

Run by David, Artists’ Tuck Shop is a vehicle for supporting fellow artists based in Scotland by selling specially commissioned and curated artist-made products on their behalf.

Mould Fashioned

A mould-making and casting studio run by David in order to assist fellow artists and makers by offering ready-made and bespoke moulds for casting.

Shop original, handmade artworks by David McDiarmid Studio
Shop specially commissioned artist-led products by Artists’ Tuck Shop