Michel Québatte is one of the few people to make a living from basketry in the canton of Vaud. Originally from the region and an electrician by training, he discovered basketry at school and through old manuals before going to Fayl-Billot, the capital of French basketry. He is the first Swiss to become a dignitary of the French Brotherhood of Noble Osier Shapers.
Michel Québatte creates personal works or works to order. He also repairs, transforms and restores old and contemporary wicker and rattan objects. He collaborates with the ECAL in particular for a carbon fiber bassinet. In addition, Michel Québatte offers a wide range of training courses for children and adults.
1993 Canework and mulching courses, National School of Osiericulture and Basketry, Fayl-Billot, France
2019 Invited to the 4th Basketry Festival and Competition in Nowy Tomysl, Poland. Ranked 4th out of 36, artistic category. Participation of 136 basket makers representing 74 countries.
2015 Selected to participate in the 3rd world basket weaving competition in Poland, ranked 4th out of 12, artistic category. 64 participants from all continents.
2014 Appointed Dignitary, Brotherhood of Noble Wicker Makers, France
2011 Selected to participate in the competition and exhibit at the second world meeting of basket makers in Poland
2011 Appointed Legate, Brotherhood of Noble Wicker Makers, France
2009 Inducted, Brotherhood of Noble Wicker Makers, France
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Possible access for people with reduced mobility
Accessible by public transport
Car park nearby
Gives lessons for adults
Give lessons for children
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