Micheal Ajerman

£ 6,000

Boxed In
Oil on Canvas
87X66 cm

Availability: In stock


Michael Ajerman was born in New York. As a teenager, he took part in the Cooper Union Outreach Program. Afterward studying at the Corcoran School of Art, the New York Studio School, along the Yale Summer School in Norfolk.

In 2003 he completed his Masters Degree at the Slade School of Art. Receiving the British Institute Award from the Royal Academy the same year.

He has consistently exhibited internationally. Select solo shows include Grip, Aleph Contemporary, and London UK.  Possessions, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 
Far From Tahiti, HemingwayArt, Oxford, UK.  Squash, Transition Gallery, London, UK.
Select group shows include the Evening Standard Art Prize, National Gallery, London, UK. 
In This Soup We Swim, Kingsgate Workshops, London, UK. Contemporary Drawing from Britain, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, China.  Contemporary British Painting Prize, Richmond Museum, London, UK. East End Painting Prize, The Rum Factory, London, UK.  Bad For You, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Shizaru Gallery. London, UK.  Bomberg’s Relevance, Ben Uri Gallery, London, UK.  Creekside Open x2. Selected by Victoria Miro, A.P.T . London, UK.
He is a contributor to Garageland Magazine where he has written articles on cinema, music, literature, and painting.
In 2018 he was awarded UCLA’s Kitaj Research Fellowship.  Where his investigation of artists RB Kitaj and Walter Sickert culminated in the lecture, From Tipperary to Westwood.
Select press includes The New York Times, Flash Art, The Guardian, The Sun, Arte,  Garageland, Bay Area Reporter, and the Royal Academy Magazine.

He lives and works in London.

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