Vaughn Spann

Vaughn Spann Portrait


Vaughn Spann was born in Florida (1992) and lives and works in Newark, New Jersey. He received his BFA from Rutgers University (2014) and his MFA from Yale University (2018). Spann’s work has been exhibited at the Newark Museum, Reginald Lewis Museum in Baltimore, and the Rubell Museum (Miami). Recent press includes artnet, Blouin Artinfo, ARTnews, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Galerie Magazine, Vice, and “Best in Show: Six artists who are taking their work to a new level,” W Magazine (January 2019). Spann’s works are part of major contemporary art collections such as Paul & Trudy Cejas (Miami), Bill & Christy Gautreaux (Kansas City) among many others. Upcoming solo exhibitions include Almine Rech Gallery. Among his awards is an Alice Kimball traveling fellowship (2017) and among his residencies is NXTHVN in New Haven, CT (2018-19).