Paul Wallach was born in New York in 1960. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin/Madison, he spent a year at Boston University’s Program in Artisanry (MFA). After two years in Florence, he returned to the United States and worked at Mark Di Suvero’s studio, which was a very formative time for him. In 1987, he was awarded a scholarship by the Pennsylvania Arts Council and three years later prensented his first solo exhibition at the Denise Cadé Gallery in New York. In 1994 he settles definitively in Paris.