Jessica Vaughn holds an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania (2011) and a Bachelor of Humanities/Arts from Carnegie Mellon University (2006). She participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program 2012-13. Her work has been exhibited at Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX and Slought Foundation Philadelphia, PA. Vaughn is currently an Artist in Residence with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Program and recently attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2015). She has been published in Modern Painters Magazine, among others. Vaughn is currently the Alice C. Cole Visiting Artist at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA.