Chicago, IL, USA
Clarissa Bonet is an artist based in Chicago whose work explores issues of the urban space in both a physical and psychological context. She holds an MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago and a BS in Photography from the University of Central Florida.
Bonet’s work has been exhibited at the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Aperture Foundation, Magenta Foundation, and Catherine Edelman Gallery.
Her work has been published in The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, CNN Photo, Chicago Magazine, Harpers Bizarre, Juxtapoz, Aint-Bad, The Eye of Photography, Photo District News, and many other publications both nationally and internationally.
Bonet’s photographs are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Southeast Museum of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Haggerty Museum of Art, University Club Chicago, and the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection.
2017 - Chicago Individual Artists Grant, DCASE, 2016 - Artist in Residence, Latitude Chicago, 2015 - PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, 2014 - Chicago Individual Artists Grant, DCASE, 2013 - Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, 2012 - Critical Mass top 50, 2012 - The Curator, 2018 - Chicago Individual Artists Grant, DCASE, 2020 - Individual Artists Grant, Illinois Arts Council , 2020 - Chicago Individual Artists Grant, DCASE, 2020 - Hasselblad Heroine