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:

2018 Solo Booth: Expo Chicago, half Gallery, Chicago, IL (Forthcoming)

2017 Homeostasis, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2018 Shifting Gaze: Selections from the Collection of Dr. Robert B. Feldman , Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL (Forthcoming) 

         If I Go There, I Wont Stay There, LTD Los Angeles, CA (Forthcoming) 

         Ebo Club POP UP, Shoot the Lobster, 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

         Wild Seed, Yale University, New Haven, CT  

         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

         Enjoy/Endure:The City and Its People: Newark Open Doors, Newark, NJ

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

         Echo, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ

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

2014 Beyond These Brick Walls, 67 Orange Street, New York, NY

         Ted x Cuny: Access Art Showcase, Macauley Honors College, New York, NY

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

         Dreams Before Sleeping, Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ

2013 Gala Exhibition, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

RESEDENCIES/HONORS

2018 New American Paintings Cover Artist (Issue No.135) 

2017 Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship

         Leopoldo Villareal III Scholarship| Yale University

SELECTED PRESS

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."