Aiden Layer is a Nashville-based interdisciplinary artist and library worker whose work plays with object and ritual, language and symbol, and the deconstruction of archetypal forms and meanings. He holds a MLIS from San José State University, a B.S. in Studio Art and in Human & Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University, and is the recipient of the 2019 Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award.