Summer McCorkle is a visual artist working with still and moving imagery. Her artwork has been exhibited or screened at The National Portrait Gallery in London, The Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the Bronx Museum, Wave Hill and Smack Mellon in New York, along with various other venues in Mexico, England and the U.S.

She has been an artist-in-residence at Montello Foundation in Nevada, Arteles Creative Center in Finland, the Arctic Circle on a ship on the Arctic Ocean, Wave Hill, Residency Unlimited and the AIM program in New York City, and is a two-time MacDowell Fellow.

Her cinematography work on various films has been seen at Sundance, Art Basel Switzerland, Yvon Lambert Gallery-Paris and various other venues in Europe, Canada, and the U.S. She holds a Masters in Fine Arts from Hunter College and a BA in Photography from San Francisco State University. 

Summer was born and raised in Wisconsin. When not traveling around shooting something or wandering in California near the ocean or in the desert, she has called Brooklyn, New York her home base for the past 20 years.