Clarissa Chevalier 
  1. Education
  2. Publications
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  4. Conferences
  5. Teaching
  6. Awards

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Clarissa Chevalier (she/her) is an art historian, interdisciplinary researcher, and writer. She is currently working towards a PhD in art history at UC San Diego, 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. Chevalier’s research areas are underpinned broadly by the global environmental crisis and include contemporary science/art collaborations, posthuman feminism, expanded definitions of science, craft mediums with an emphasis on ceramics, and the ecological practices of historically under-recognized artists, including the work of Agnes Denes.  
Email: cchevalier@ucsd.edu
Clarissa Chevalier 

Art + Science History, 
Interdisciplinary Research & Writing 



Awards


2023
Russell Grant, “Tracing the Feminist, Anticolonial Transformations of Science Through Creative Practice,” University of California San Diego

Deans Travel Grant, Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Conference, University of California San Diego

2022
Deans Travel Grant, Getty Winter 2022 Consortium Travel, University of California San Diego 

2021
Larry W. Forrest Honorable Mention, “The Tip of the Iceberg: An Exploratory Inquiry into the Politicization of Polar Landscapes within Photographic History,” Savannah College of Art & Design.

2020
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Savannah College of Art & Design.

2019
Research Travel Grant, Agnes Denes Absolutes and Intermediates, Savannah College of Art & Design

Steven Myers Endowment Scholarship in Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design.

Larry W. Forrest Memorial Writing Competition Graduate Winning Paper, “How the Deconstruction of Binary Opposition Has Shaped the Writing, Work, and Reception of Agnes Denes,” Savannah College of Art and Design.

Harrison Award for Excellence in Research, University of Alabama Birmingham.

Travel Grant, Midwestern Art History Society Annual Conference, Savannah College of Art and Design.

2018
SCAD Academic Honors Graduate Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design.

SCAD Achievement Graduate Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design.

2014–2018
Columbia College Academic Achievement Award, Columbia College Chicago.