Title: God's Childhood
Medium: Digital dye print
Size: 12" x 12"
Whitaker is an acknowledged master of digital painting, appearing in over 40 solo and 160 group exhibitions worldwide and in collections from Tokyo to San Diego. Specializing in deeply-saturated images, she has received many awards and commissions, including N.A.S.A. and the United States State Department.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: U.S. State Department American Embassy, Minsk, Belarus, Russia, 1995; NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, 1995; La Sierra University, Riverside, 1994; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental and Sales Gallery, 1994; Brandstater Gallery, La Sierra University, Riverside, 1994; Art Source L.A., Beverly Prescott Hotel, Los Angeles, 1994; Lightfantastic Gallery, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1994; Adam East Museum, Moses Lake, Washington, 1994; New City Gallery, Fairfield, California, 1993; Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, 1993; and Kettering Government Center, Ohio, 1992.
Her selected group exhibitions include: Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1995; Post Photo: After the Camera, San Bernardino County Museum, Riverside, California, 1995; Flowers and Computers: Nature and Technology, Shirley Fiterman Gallery, New York, 1994; Underexposed, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 1994; Computer Art, (traveling CD-ROM), Opts Gallery, San Francisco, 1994; Art and Design Show, SIGGRAPPH '94, Orlando, Florida, 1994; Fourth International Symposium on Electronic Art, 1993, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minnesota, 1993; Der Prix Ars Electronica '93, Linz, Austria, 1993; Computer Influence, Downey Museum of Art, California, 1993; The Charlotte International 1993, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, North Carolina, 1993; 6th National Computer Art Invitational, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington, 1993; and Western Artists on View, Museum Without Walls Int'l, Bemus Point, New York, 1992.
Whitaker's images may be seen online at her website: http://www.giraffe.com as well as her studio: Digital Giraffe, Dolores and 8th Streets, Carmel, CA 93921; telephone: (408) 624-1833.