Vaughn Spann lives and works in New Haven, Connecticut. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rutgers University in 2014, and earned his Master of Fine Arts in Painting & Printmaking from Yale School of Art in 2018. He has been invited to participate in numerous exhibitions which include shows at The Reginald Lewis Museum, RushArts, Cultural Center of African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), Rupert Ravens Contemporary and The Newark Museum. Spann is a recipient of the 2017 Alice Kimball Traveling Fellowship and has been featured in Artsy, ArtReal, and more.