Clarissa Chevalier 
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Clarissa Chevalier (she/her) is a Visual Arts PhD student at UC San Diego 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.Email: cchevalier @
Clarissa Chevalier 

Art + Science History, 
Interdisciplinary Research & Writing 


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

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, Caroline Giddis, Jay Buchanan, and Holly Gabelmann. "Collaboration." CAA Conversations.

Chevalier, Clarissa. “Urban Interventions and Eco Art: Wheatfield, A Confrontation (1982).” Power Clash Art. May 17, 2021.

Chevalier, Clarissa. “Autonomy.” Soft Quarterly, Winter 2020/21, 88–89.

Chevalier, Clarissa. "Energy Transfer." Plant Press Zine. 2021.

Chevalier, Clarissa, and Caroline E. Giddis. “Filling the Gap with Experimental Arts Journal Tesserae Press.” Edited by Jackie Andrews. Power Clash Art, December 14, 2020.

Chevalier, Clarissa. “I Bleed All the Time & I’m Fine: A Conversation with Karina Rosenstein.” Tesserae Press, October 19, 2020.

Chevalier, Clarissa. “Exhibition Review: The Surprising Intimacy of a PDF.” Tesserae Press, September 5, 2020.

Chevalier, Clarissa. “The Abandoned LeConte Woodmanston Plantation and Botanical Garden.” Georgia Historical Society, 2019.