Cindy Thornton is an artist who currently lives in Orlando, FL. She believes the things she sees plays a big role in her art. Thornton lived in many different areas of the United States, Ankara, Turkey and Bangkok. She saw unique beauty wherever she lived. She often still finds inspiration from her memories in those places
. Thornton's first job was washing dishes at age 15. She worked at various jobs after including restaurants and retail. Once she finished college, she helped her husband through school. Her last poison before becoming an artist was a radio station engineer assistant. Thornton then built an art portfolio. This website portfolio featuring her art helped her start selling her creations online.