Michael Vassallo was born on 6 February 1968 in Siggiewi. In June 1987 he suffered a fracture of his spine, leaving him quadriplegic. In 1999 he began to paint with his mouth. Autodidact. Within a very short time he developed a passion for painting and completed about 50 original works in a few months.
Date of birth: 06.02.1968
Scholarship holder since: 01.03.2001