BiographyCarol Heimburg Yeh was born in Lackawanna, NY, on December 25, 1938. She received her BA degree from Smith College in 1961 and her MA from the University of Iowa in printmaking in 1966. Yeh also attended the Academic de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris and Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid. She was a fellow at Yaddo and at MacDowell Colony in 1972, a Junior Fulbright Researcher in Printmaking in Spain (1966-67) and Senior Fulbright Researcher in Printmaking in Mexico (1983). Yeh died on December 28, 1994, in Hillsboro, NM.
Yeh exhibited continuously since the mid-1960’s. Her works are in numerous private and public collections including the New York Public Library, Smith College, Yaddo Foundation, Harvard University and Yale University.
Yeh illustrated numerous books. The listing includes: “Etched Portraits of Ernest Hemingway” (Apiary Press, 1961); “Hawthorne” (Poet-Skin/Red Hill Press, 1977); “Houdini” (published by the artist, 1971); “Ragtime” (Bantam Books, 1976); “The Red Flower” (Apiary Press, 1961); “The Tablets I-VIII” (Cummington Press, 1968).
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