Michael Eccleston was born in Adelaide in 1949.
He studied at Randwick Technical College in 1969 and the Julian Ashton School in 1978.
He obtained his B.A. Visual Arts from Sydney College of the Arts, where he studied from 1979 - 81
Michael has held 10 Solo Exhibitions in Sydney and Melbourne and participated in 31 Group Exhibitions. He is represented in 8 Corporate Establishments, featuring in 11 publications and numerous newspaper reviews.