Summer McCorkle is a visual artist working with still and moving imagery. Her artwork has been shown at The National Portrait Gallery in London, the Bronx Museum, Wave Hill and Smack Mellon in New York, along with other venues in London, Guadalajara, St. Petersburg and various U.S. cities.
She has been an artist-in-residence at Montello Foundation in Nevada, Arteles in Finland, Wave Hill and Residency Unlimited in New York, the Arctic Circle on a ship on the Arctic Ocean and a is a two-time MacDowell Fellow. She also took part in the AIM Program at the Bronx Museum.
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, she has called Brooklyn, New York her home base for the past 20 years.