Paul Lambeth was born in Melbourne, Australia, initially studying photography at Prahran College with Paul Cox, John Cato and Athol Smith. After working in Europe, he continued a career in Australia in a diverse range of photographic disciplines including architectural and studio work in addition to maintaining his art practice. Undergraduate studies were followed by postgraduate studies in education, management, leadership and fine arts. Currently an arts manager with a major multi discipline arts organisation. He continues to practice as an artist working on a number of long term creative projects.