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Clarissa Chevalier




Clarissa Chevalier (she/her) is a Visual Arts PhD student and is a member of the Program for Interdisciplinary Environmental Research (PIER) at Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Her dissertation research combines posthuman feminism, bio-optical imaging technologies, the history of oceanography, operative and technical images, and contemporary art. Chevalier received an MA in art history from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2020 and a BA in cinema arts and art history from Columbia College Chicago in 2018. In addition to her dissertation research, Chevalier has written and presented on topics of sustainability, ecological crisis, women in STEM, science studies, scientific instrument design and gender, ceramics, and the practices of historically under-recognized artists. 


Chevalier, Clarissa. "Eco-Phenomenology and the Maintenance of Eco Art: Agnes Denes's A Forest for Australia." Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, vol 21, no 2, 273–290.

Chevalier, Clarissa. “Agnes Denes: Ecological Art and Cultural Sustainability.” The Palgrave Handbook of Global Sustainability. Edited by Robert Brinkmann. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2022.

photo of Clarissa Chevalier looking at camera