Liam Aitken

Location: Homerton, London

Having graduated from Nottingham Trent university fine art course in 2007 Liam Aitken (born 1984) has worked throughout the UK as an individual artist and with collective Tether. Made in response to autobiographical experiences, points in history, landscape, iconic architecture and natural phenomena, his work is mix of painting, mixed media sculptures and site-specific installations.


Solo Exhibitions and Commissions

2014 | Interface Syson Gallery, Nottingham
Tempered, Loughborough University Arts, Loughborough

Group Exhibitions

2013 | Nottingham Open, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham
Primary Breaks, Primary Studios, Nottingham
2008 | As I Go I Dude U, Stand Assembly Studios, Nottingham
Mark Making, Hand and Heart Gallery, Nottingham
2007 | Nottingham Trent Fine Art Degree Building, Nottingham
Hybrid - Rules of the Game, Surface Gallery, Nottingham


2014 | The Bed Race Project, Knaresborough
2010 | Summer Lodge, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham

Solo Exhibitions as an artist in the collective Tether

2013 | AS IF, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
2012 | This Is It, The Royal Standard, Liverpool
Sanctuary, World Event Young Artists, Nottingham
2011 | 16 Days, The Lombard Method, Birmingham
2009 | Murder in the Kremlin, The Wasp Room, Nottingham
2008 | All Smoke and No Fire, Truman Brewery, London

Group Exhibitions & Performances as a member of the artist in the collective Tether

2013 | Nottingham Castle Open, Nottingham
Cocktail, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
2012 | Function, Reactor Halls, Primary, Nottingham
Hither and Thither, The Artist-Led Initiatives Support Network,
London Art Fair
The thing is, MotorcadeFlashParade, Bristol
Caretakers Flat Tethervision Broadcasts, Primary Studios,
2011 | Mad Props, Mexico, Leeds
Red Handed, The Burlington Fine Arts Club, Manchester
2010 | Day Zero, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
UKYA01, Quad, Derby
Day 0, MRA Project Space, Vyner Street, London