John E. Aitken

Having initially studied with his father, a marine painter, Aitken went on to study in schools of art in Manchester, Liverpool and Wallasey. He showed his works in exhibitions including those held at the Royal Academy, the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour. He became a member of the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Royal Society of British Artists, and Royal College of Art (London).