Michael Armstrong was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. He is the second of four siblings.
Michael graduated from Niddrie Secondary College in 1994 with a dux in Art and Studio Art. He was exhibited that year at the National Gallery of Victoria as part of the VCE Top Arts exhibition.
Michael graduated from the University of Ballarat with a Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting, and went on to a career in the Australian Army.
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