He studied stone sculpture at the SUPŠ St. Agnes in Český Krumlov. He then graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in the Sculpture Studio under prof. Ak. sculptor. Jiří Beránek and a doctoral study under prof. Ak. Mal Boris Jirků at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bánská Bystrica. During his studies he completed an internship in Finland and Canada. In 2000 he participated in an international student meeting in South Korea organized by UNESCO.
Michal Trpák belongs to artists for whom art is a challenge to communicate and an incentive to develop their imagination. His ten-legged, striped Mazlik grazes on the grass like an overgrown stuffed animal. It may be made of concrete and marble, but it still beckons to be stroked, as the artist encourages.