Li-Hill

Toronto / Canada

Aaron Li-Hill, born in Canada, based in Brooklyn, is an artist who implements painting, illustration, stenciling, and sculptural elements to his works. Through the western perspective, Li-Hill’s works attempts to decrypt the complexities of rapid development in the modern age and points towards the devastating effects of capitalism on the essence of the individual. 
Li-Hill is part of the class of 2018 in the URBAN NATION Artist in Residence Programme. […]

Biography / Li-Hill

Aaron Li-Hill, born in Canada, based in Brooklyn, is an artist who implements painting, illustration, stenciling, and sculptural elements to his works. Through the western perspective, Li-Hill’s works attempts to decrypt the complexities of rapid development in the modern age and points towards the devastating effects of capitalism on the essence of the individual. 
Li-Hill is part of the class of 2018 in the URBAN NATION Artist in Residence Programme.

With a degree in Fine Arts and a background in graffiti and mural painting, his works range from smaller multiples to enormous murals that explore industrialization, man versus nature, scientific breakthroughs and information saturation. Li-Hill possesses a BFA from OCADU and has worked and been showcased in cities such as Melbourne, New York, San Francisco, LA, Berlin and Hong Kong. He has also had works displayed in major institutions such as the National Gallery of Victoria, The Art Gallery of Ontario, the Portsmouth Museum of Art in New Hampshire and the Honolulu Museum of Art.

 


Member of Iceland Airwaves Wall Poetry 2015
Li Hill is part of Wall Poetry for the Iceland Airwaves Festival 2015. Under the theme "We paint the music, you love to hear“ he illustrates the song „Pale Green Ghosts“ by John Grant: