Corinne Whitaker, aka the Digital Giraffe, has been acclaimed for over twenty years as one of the pioneering artists in the field of digital imaging, and more recently in the new field of digital sculpture. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally in over 100 solo and 200 group exhibitions, including a large solo exhibit entitled “Corinne Whitaker dot Uncom” at the San Bernadino County Museum. Her work has been published in over 100 magazines, books, catalogs, media and newspapers, including the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. She presented the first digital fine art exhibition in India and has shown work in Thailand, Germany, England, Japan, Russia and China. She has also been interviewed on live simulcast on London TV and the Internet. She has lectured extensively on the radical new vocabulary offered by the computer, including “Look Ma. No Paintbrush!” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. In 2007 Whitaker was honored with an invitation to exhibit at Art Biennale in Florence, Italy.
Whitaker is one of the featured artists in the CD ROM and book, “Women Artists of the American West” and was the keynote speaker at the California Art Educators’ Association Conference. Her work has won over 30 awards, including “Best in Cyber Art” and two Golden Web Awards as well as an Artist’s Fellowship Award from the City of Pasadena. Her work is also featured in the new book, “Art of the Digital Age”.
Whitaker’s award-winning Digital Giraffe online journal now in its thirteenth year of continuous web publication, receives roughly one million hits annually and has been visited by 152 nations. It presents a changing exhibit of digital sculpture, sculptural renderings, and paintings along with features, critiques and articles.
Whitaker has been actively involved in the art community. For ten years she ran the Digital Giraffe gallery in Carmel, California. She has been a Board Member of the Fellows of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Carmel Gallery Alliance. She founded and curated the “Sculpture Withindoors” exhibit at the Carmel Art Festival. She is a founding member of “The Intrepids”, an alliance of Northern California artists.