Summer is a visual artist working in multiple mediums with an emphasis on the still and moving image. Her artwork has been shown in The National Portrait Gallery in London, the Bronx Museum and Wave Hill in New York, The Berkshire Museum in Massachusetts and various other venues in San Francisco, London, New York and Guadalajara, Mexico.
Summer has also been an artist-in-residence on a ship in the Arctic Circle, at a beautiful old house at Wave Hill in New York, at a former school at the Arteles Creative Center in Finland, a former church at the Residency Unlimited in Brooklyn and at a lovely cabin at the MacDowell Colony. She also took part in the AIM Program at the Bronx Museum.
Her cinematography work on various films has been seen at Sundance, Untitled- Art Basel Switzerland, Yvon Lambert Gallery-Paris and various other venues in Europe, Canada, and the US.
She has a Masters in Fine Arts from Hunter College and a BA in Photography from San Francisco State University.
Born and raised in Wisconsin, she now calls Brooklyn, New York home.