Born in Paris in 1959, Michel Basset chooses to live in various cities by the Atlantic Ocean to fulfill his passion for windsurfing. In 1993 he moves to Biarritz, to then settle in Bayonne in 2000.
As an art and photography lover, Michel Basset decides to attend art school in the late 90, and studies drawing from the nude model. Going from figuration to abstraction he uses medium like charcoal, led pencil, pastels, inks, watercolors, pigments…
In 2006, he registers as a professional painter and develops his own style, various layers enhanced by coats of resin.
Passion, creativity defines his art work.