Michael Ajerman is an American artist who lives and works in London. He
paints in oil on linen or aluminium, and watercolour on paper.
Ajerman has a remarkable ability to manipulate both vibrant and sombre colours
to capture intriguing “what happened next” moments. The same piece can
produce smiles in some viewers and alarm in others. With his work, nothing is ever quite certain. His art compels the
viewer to come in and find out.
Born and raised in New York (b. 1977), he currently lives and works
in London, and shows regularly in the UK, Italy, Israel and
He studied at the Slade School of Art in London, the New York Studio School and the Corcoran School in Washington DC.