Born in Selma, Alabama, Ann Vaughn Weaver drew from the time she was 5 years old and received her first sculpting tool at age 8. Like many young artists, Ann moved to New York to study at the National Academy of Design, Arts Student League of New York and Cooper Union. She studied with artists John Hovannes, Leon Kroll, Jose de Creft, and was studio assistant to Alexander Archipenko. While in New York, Ann’s work was well received and she participated in group shows at the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She was the recipient of two Carnegie Traveling Fellowships. During her career she participated in solo and group exhibitions at the Schneider Gallery, Rome, Musée Rodin, Paris, Bodley Gallery, New York, Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, Lowe Museum of Art, Miami, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach and the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach.