Jessica Vaughn (b. 1983, Chicago, IL, USA) received a BHA from Carnegie Mellon University and her MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. Selected exhibitions include: FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, Akron Art Museum (Cleveland, OH, USA. 2018); Omnipresence, The Kitchen (NY, USA. 2018); Receipt of a Form, Martos Gallery (NY, USA. 2018); Material Deviance, Sculpture Center (NY, USA. 2017); Harlem Postcards, The Studio Museum in Harlem (NY, USA. 2015); Itinerant Belongings, Slought Foundation (Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2014); and Looking Back, Moving Forward, Project Row Houses (Houston, TX, USA. 2013).
She was an artist-in-residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Skowhegan, ME, USA); The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (NY, USA); and the Whitney Independent Study Program (NY, USA) and is the recipient of the 2018 Artadia Award (NY, USA).