Michael Ajerman American, b. 1977

Ajerman holds his MA, Fine Art, Slade School of Art, University College London, and has attended the Yale at Norfolk Summer Art Program, Connecticut, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture and the Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC. The artist is the recipient of various awards including the UCLA Kitaj Research Fellowship in 2018, the Manhattan Graphics Center, SummerINK Scholarship, 2012-2014; British Institute Royal Academy Award, 2003; and the William Newman Memorial Painting Award, 1996. 


Ajerman’s artwork is found in international private collections.

Select solo exhibitions include Possessions at Diane Rosenstein Gallery in Los Angeles, CA , Art Gallery, Oxford, 2017 and 2011; Transition Gallery, London, 2013 and 2010; Galleria Ghetta, Ortisei, Italy, 2012; Marcorossi Artecontemporanea Milan, and Eventinove Borgomanero, Italy, 2012; Toomey-Tourrell Gallery, San Francisco, 2010; Eventinove Artecontemporanea, Torino, Italy, 2010; Marcorossi Artecontemporanea, Verona, 2010; Jerwood Project Space, London, 2009; Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv, 2009; Bridge Art Fair, London, 2007; Bischoff/Weiss, London, 2005 and 2007;AR Contemporary, Milan, Italy, 2006. The artist has participated extensively over the last 15 years in group shows and some of these include Kingsgate Workshops, London, 2016; Transition Gallery, London, 2015, 2013, 2012 and 2011; Contemporary Drawing from Britain, Xi'ian Academy of Fine Arts, China, 2015; Sluice Art Fair, Transition Gallery, London, 2015; East End Painting Prize, The Rum Factory, London, 2015; BFAMI Fundraising Event, Phillip's, London, UK, 2014; BFAMI Fundraising Event, Sotheby's, 2014; The Roundhouse, London, 2013; RA Summer Show, Royal Academy of Art, London, 2012; Shizaru Gallery, London, 2012; Hemingway Art, Oxford, 2012; MiArt Fair, Marcorossi Artecontemporanea, Italy, 2011; Rabbia, Eventinove Artecontemporanea, Torino, Italy, 2011; Bologna Art Fair, Marcorossi Artecontemporanea, Italy, 2011; Rosso27, Rome, Italy, 2010; Aqua Art Fair, Toomey-Tourrell Gallery, Florida, 2010; ART BLITZ, Transition Gallery, London; Threadneedle Painting Prize 2009, ICA Gallery, London, 2009; Toomey-Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, 2009.