Colin was born at Angas Downs. He was “born in the bush not in a hospital”. He grew up on country with his Grandmother and Grandfather. His mother’s country is in Western Australia and his father Shaun Armstrong’s country is in Angas Downs. Colin “knows his country and Tjukurrpa through walking on country”. Colin started painting at Walkatjara Art Centre and has recently begun painting at Ikuntji Artists.