Summer is a visual artist who works in multiple mediums with an emphasis on the still and moving image. Her work 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 in various other venues in San Francisco, London, New York and Guadalajara, Mexico.
Summer has also been an artist in residence at Wave Hill in New York (2017), Arteles in Finland (2016), Residency Unlimited in Brooklyn (2014), the AIM program at the Bronx Museum (2013), and the MacDowell Colony (2013), where she received a Marian Naumburg Fellowship in photography.
She has a Master 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.