SoiL Thornton studied at The Cooper Union in New York City.

Their work has been exhibited at: the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, California; the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City; the Aishti Foundation in Beirut, Lebanon; the Birmingham Museum of Art in Birmingham, Alabama; the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, Florida; the Warehouse in Dallas, Texas; the Dallas Museum of Art in Dallas, Texas; the Marciano Art Foundation in Los Angeles, California; Maxwell Graham/Essex Street in New York City; Morán Morán in Los Angeles, California; and Modern Art in London, England; among others.

Karm books published a book of Thornton’s work in 2016.