Graduating from both Delaware College of Art and Design and Pratt Institute, Thurlow was originally a freelance animator based in New York City where he was involved in shows like Superjail!. He would eventually move to Japan a few years into his professional career to pursue animation work primarily from Studio Pierrot. During these years, Thurlow worked as an in-between and 2nd-key animator on various anime adaptations like Yona of the Dawn, Tokyo Ghoul and Naruto .
In 2016, Thurlow established his own animation studio called D'ART Shtajio, alongside Arthell and Darnell Isom. Thurlow has since then key animated for series like One Piece, Overlord, and Attack on Titan, and directed shows like Sturgill Simpson`s Sound and Fury and Indigo Ignited. On July 12, 2021, Thurlow announced that he has departed from D'ART Shtajio.
- JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
- Key Animation (D'ART Shtajio; eps 17, 21)
- 2nd Key Animation (D'ART Shtajio; eps 7, 10)