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 The Ruth Borchard Collection and international private collections.


Solo Exhibitions:

Grip. Aleph Contemporary. London, UK, 2020

Walker House, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2020

Possessions, Diane Rosenstein Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, 2019

Far From Tahiti. HemingwayArt, Oxford, UK, 2017

Squash, Transition Gallery, London, UK, 2013

Inatteso/Unexpected. Galleria Ghetta, Ortisei, Marcorossi Artecontemporanea, Milan and Eventinove Borgomanero, Italy, 2012
Glossolalia. Toomey-Tourrell Gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2010

Fishermen, Strawberry, and Devil Crab. Transition Gallery, London, UK, 2010

Third Floor. Eventinove Artecontemporanea, Torino and Marcorossi Artecontemporanea, Verona, Italy, 2010

My Friends. Jerwood Project Space, London, UK, 2009

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2009

Solo Project Space. Bridge Art Fair, London, UK, 2007

Reclamation Point. Bischoff/Weiss, London, UK, 2007

The Norfolk Lesson. AR Contemporary, Milan, Italy, 2006

Long Way Round. Bischoff/Weiss, London, UK, 2005


Select Group Exhibitions:

Royal Academy Summer Show, Royal Academy, London, UK, 2019

Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize, Piano & Noble, London, UK, 2019

Evening Standard Art Prize, National Gallery, London, UK, 2018

Contemporary British Painting Prize, Richmond Museum, London, UK, 2017

Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize, Piano & Noble, London, UK, 2017

In This Soup We Swim. Kingsgate Workshops, London, UK, 2016

The Names. Transition Gallery, London, UK, 2016

Contemporary Drawing from Britian, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, China, 2015

East End Painting Prize, The Rum Factory, London, UK, 2015

Bad For You, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody. Shizaru Gallery. London, UK, 2012

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, UK, 2012

thecentre:mk Painting Exhibition, FRINGEMK, Milton Keynes, UK, 2009

Kunskog, 500 Dollars, London, UK, 2009

Threadneedle Painting Prize 2009, London, UK, 2009

East Wing Collection 8. Courtauld Galleries. London, UK, 2009

The Painting Room. Transition Gallery, London UK, 2009

Bomberg’s Relevance. Ben Uri Gallery, London, UK, 2007

Repetition and Sequence, Jerwood Space, London, UK, 2007

Creekside Open x2. A.P.T Selected by Victoria Miro, London, UK, 2007

The Relaxed Audience or Why Are We So Wise. Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London, UK, 2004