Carol Finkbeiner Thomas is primarily an oil painter whose current subjects include landscapes, florals and birds. Colour, texture and mood play important roles in her works which have been described as intuitive, evocative and deeply atmospheric. Paintings begin with a loose freehand drawing, and progress to the building up of the surface using brushes, palette knives and a variety of traditional and non-traditional methods. Carol was born in London, Ontario and raised north of Toronto. She returned to London after receiving her Honours Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts at York University. She enjoys working in a variety of media including drawing, printmaking and pottery.