Michal Trpák was born in 1982 in České Budějovice. He studied stone carving at St. Agnes Secondary School of Applied Arts in Český Krumlov. He then graduated from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague in the sculpture workshop with prof. and. soc. Jiří Beránek (2007) and doctoral studies under the supervision of prof. and. evil. Boris Jirků at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bánská Bystrica (2012). During his studies, he completed a one-year internship at the Taideninstitut in Lahti, Finland. Then at the Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver, Canada. In 2000, he participated in an international student meeting on cultural heritage in South Korea organized by UNESCO.
Trpák created dozens of sculptures from various materials, which are exhibited in the Czech Republic and abroad. The sculptures they create often work with contemporary society themes as well as the specific space in which they are installed.
In addition to sculpture, he also specializes in architecture and organizes and organizes various sculptural presentations. Since 2007 he has been organizing the Art in the City exhibition in České Budějovice. In 2015 he was at the birth of the Sculpture line sculpture festival in Prague.