Vaughn Spann earned his BFA from Rutgers University in 2014 and MFA in painting from Yale School of Art in 2018. He has been invited to participate in numerous exhibitions including The Rubell Family Collection, Mennello Museum of American Art, Reginald Lewis Museum, Night Gallery, Half Gallery, David Castillo Gallery, and The Newark Museum. He is a recipient of the esteemed Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship. Most recently, Spann was awarded the cover of New American Paintings (Issue No. 135).