Carol Lambert studied art at the American College (now the American University) in Paris, and in 1969 earned her BA in Art and Art History at Brown University. 

She completed an MA in Counseling Psychology though Goddard College in 1973, and a PhD in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate Institute in 1999.

Continuing her training in painting, drawing, and printmaking, she has attended several academies, including Grand Central Academy and the Art Students League in New York, Gage Academy in Seattle, and Crown Point Press in San Francisco. 

Lambert has exhibited in numerous solo, juried and group shows. Her work is in many private collections.