Michael Ajerman (USA, b. 1977) was born in New York City and received his MFA from Slade School of Art, London, UK (2003). He recently had a solo show, Possessions, (2019) at Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles; and Far From Tahiti, HemingwayArt, Oxford, UK (2017) and was included in in the Royal Academy Summer Show, Royal Academy, London, UK (2019); Bad For You (Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody), Shizaru Gallery, London, UK (2012). Ajerman received the first UCLA Kitaj Research Fellowship in 2018. The artist lives and works in London.