New York, NY
$5,000 toward the scholarly research and costs associated with preparing a biography on the artist, written by art historian Ellen Russotto and given before publication to the Archives of American Art. Born in Paris, Yamin and her family moved to New York City when she was a child. Initially a writer, Yamin developed as a visual artist during the 1930s and 1940s and was a member of the 8th Street Artists Club. She created rhythmical abstractions through a personal mark-making process involving carbon paper.