Michael Grossert

b. 31 January 1927 in Sursee (CH), d. 9 March 2014 in his adopted home of Paris (F); Swiss sculptor

1943-1946Carpentry apprenticeship
1948 School of applied arts in Lucerne
1949-1953 Worked in Albert Schilling's studio in Arlesheim; attended courses at the school of applied arts in Basel
1953 First exhibition in Lucerne Art Museum after moving to Basel
1952 and 1955  Funding Award of the Swiss Arts Commission; first commissions in the field of Christian religious art followed.

Drawing teacher at Sursee middle school

1960-1966 Worked at the high school in Aarau
1977Co-founder of the "Espasme" group


Prix de la Sculpture of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris