Yannick Ballif

       Etchings, paintings, pastels

Born Mariannick Swinnen on August 7, 1927 in Longwy, France.

Deceased on July 4, 2009, in Paris, France.

Studied drawing as soon as 1944

École des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France

Atelier Paul Colin, Paris France


Studied etching/engraving

Académie Julian

Atelier de J. Friedlander

École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France


Taught etching, 1977-1984 at École Supérieure des arts Appliqués


1961, Second Paris Youth Biennale, Etching Prize

1967, Biennale of Color Etching, Etching Mention


Works exhibited in Museums

  • Edinburg, Prague, Buenos-Aires, Wroclaw, Katovice, Bradford.
  • Museum of Modern Art, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, New York, General Library of California.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris and Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Paris.

Tapestry Gobelins Manufacture, Paris.