Jen Aitken (b. 1985) is an artist based in Toronto. Closely observing the built environment, Aitken makes sculptures and drawings that combine perceptual ambiguity with structural clarity. She received her MFA in 2014 from the University of Guelph in Ontario, and her BFA in 2010 from Emily Carr University in Vancouver. She was the 2017 recipient of the Hnatyshyn Foundation and TD Bank Emerging Visual Artist Award, and has received grants from the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Georgia Scherman Projects (Toronto), Towards Gallery (Toronto), YYZ Artists’ Outlet (Toronto), Battat Contemporary (Montreal), and Centre Clark (Montreal). Recent group shows include Diaz Contemporary (Toronto), Hamilton Artists Inc. (Ontario), Kamloops Art Gallery (British Columbia), and Richmond Art Gallery (British Columbia).