CV

b. 1992 Florida, USA

Vaughnspannart@gmail.com

EDUCATION:
2018 Yale School of Art, New Haven, Ct, Master of Fine Arts in Painting & Printmaking

2014 Rutgers State University, Newark, NJ Bachelor of Fine Arts: Studio Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2019 Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, David Castillo, Miami, FL

Scorched Earth and The Weeping Sun, Kaikai KiKi, Tokyo, Japan

Dalmatian Paintings, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Orange, Yellow, Purple, Blue Skies, half Gallery, New York, NY  

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2019 LINEUP, curated by ALEX BACON, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY (Forthcoming)

Young, Gifted and Black, Selections from the Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection, (Traveling Exhibition), Concordia College, Bronxville, NY (Opens Sep.24th)

Domestic Horror, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

The Barn Show, Johannes Vogt Gallery, East Hampton, NY

"As Long as We’re Flying…” Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy

2018 Rubell Family Collection: New Acquisitions, Miami, FL

The Strangeness Will Wear Off, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

Early 21st Century Art, Almine Rech, London, UK

Familiar Boundaries. Infinite Possibilities, August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Shifting Gaze: Selections from the Collection of Dr. Robert B. Feldman , Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL  

A Scratch In TIme, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY

         If I Go There, I Wont Stay There, LTD Los Angeles, CA

         Paradise, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

         Four Artists (Felipe Baeza, Anja Solonen, Jenna Gribbon and Vaughn Spann), Fredericks & Freiser, Chelsea, NY 

         Eight Emerging Artists, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA

         Way Out Now, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  

         The New Contemporaries, Residency Gallery, Inglewood, CA 

         Countervisuality, Bellevue College Gallery, Bellevue, WA  

         Kaleidoscope, Kravets and Wehby Gallery, Chelsea, NY  

2017 Universal Belonging, Prizm, Miami, FL

         Feast, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

         Higher Ground, Mercer Contemporary, New York, NY

         Exchange, Rush Gallery, Chelsea, NY

2016 First Time, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

         Black Joy, Edgewood Gallery, New Haven, CT

2015 Power, Protest and Resistance, Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

         After Afropolitan, Weeksville Heritage Center/CCCADI, Brooklyn, NY

2014 For Whom it Stands, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD     

RESEDENCIES/HONORS

2018 Titus Kaphar’s NEXT HAVEN RESIDENCY (Jan-Aug 2019)

New American Paintings Cover Artist (Issue No.135) 

2017 Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellows hip

         Leopoldo Villareal III Scholarship, Yale University

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Perez Art Museum Miami

High Museum of Art

UBS Art Collection

Rubell Family Collection

Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection (The Bunker)

Jimenez-Colon Collection

Credit Suisse Corporate Collection

SELECTED PRESS

https://www.galeriemagazine.com/vaughn-spann-gagosian/

http://www.artnews.com/2019/07/25/vaughn-spann-almine-rech/

https://www.culturetype.com/2019/05/03/scenes-from-frieze-new-york-a-look-at-african-american-art-throughout-the-fair/

https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/vaughn-spann-interview/

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/12/arts/design/yale-new-haven-titus-kaphar.html

https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/magazine/the-rising-star-vaughn-spann-has-arrived/

https://www.wmagazine.com/story/young-artists-to-watch-2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/14/arts/painting-multimedia-dealers-museums.html

https://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/3427691/vaughn-spanns-orange-yellow-purple-blue-skies-at-half-gallery

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-09/wilbur-ross-goes-art-shopping-in-miami-as-hot-young-names-thrive

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-artists-talked-art-basel-miami-beach

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/artists-to-watch-art-basel-miami-beach-1405960

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/editors-picks-november-26-1394260

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-17-frieze-week-london

http://www.contemporaryartdaily.com/2018/11/if-i-go-there-i-wont-stay-there-at-ltd-los-angeles/

http://www.galeriemagazine.com/highlights-expo-chicago-2018/

https://garage.vice.com/en_us/article/vbjnkm/los-angeles-bootleg-fashion-supreme-nike-lacoste-tommy-hilfiger

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/arts/design/street-block-brooklyn.html

https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/must-see-art-guide-boston-3-1323434

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/editors-picks-july-9-1304870

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/summer-group-shows-new-york-1312952

https://www.newamericanpaintings.com/blog/tags/vaughn-spannn

https://artefuse.com/2018/06/26/gallery-hopping-on-opening-night-in-chelsea-june-22-2018/

http://artrealny.com/artist-spotlight-vaughn-spann/

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-black-artists-dealers-collectors-boosting-careers-younger-peers

http://www.sia.edu/news-and-events/news/tracking-the-curation-process-road-trip/

https://www.newark.rutgers.edu/about-us/have-you-met-rutgers-newark/vaughn-spann

https://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/shareblackjoy-yale

http://www.thedp.com/article/2016/11/yale-black-joy-poster-burned Bey, Amir. "H(A)UNTED."