Michael Goldsmith was born in 1965. In 1990 he gained a Diploma of Art from Prahran TAFE and in 1993 completed his Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art Photography and then his Master of Arts, Fine Art Photography in 1995.
Throughout the 1990s Michael lectured in art history at RMIT and exhibited both photographic and sculptural artwork. Michael has work in many private collections and in the National Gallery of Victoria.
From 1997-2004 Michael worked as Design and Manufacturing Director for Schema Furniture and Design.
In 2000 he designed the Meri chair and footstool.