Jono Vaughan

Drawing Instructor

Biography:

Jono Vaughan was born in London, U.K. in 1977 and moved to the U.S.A. in 1985.
From 1995 -1998 the artist attended the now closed Savannah branch of  The School of Visual Arts and completed a Bachelors in Fine Arts from The School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1999.  In 2002 Vaughan received a Masters of Arts in Teaching in the Visual Arts from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and in 2009 a Masters of Fine Arts at The University of South Florida in Tampa. From 2006-2011 the artist worked as a production assistant at Graphic studio. Vaughan has taught drawing, painting, and printmaking at a number of Bay Area universities and colleges and currently serves as Assistant Professor of Drawing & Painting at Bellevue College. Since 2009 Vaughan has been producing works focusing on hair and its role in gender and social identity.  These works have been featured in New American Paintings and have been exhibited in a number of solo and group exhibitions.