Thurle Wright was born in Zimbabwe and now resides in Kent. She initially studied modern languages and literature before specialising in visual art, and achieving her Degree in Textiles from Goldsmiths College. She works with a plethora of text materials, transforming atlases, books and dictionaries into complex paper works. Thurle has exhibited widely with galleries and art fairs across the UK, most notably at the V&A Museum of Childhood, Royal London Hospital and Canary Wharf. She has also showcased work abroad as far as Australia, California, Germany, Paris and Brussels.