Chloé Pelletier

Biography

Chloé M. Pelletier is a doctoral candidate concentrating on Italian Renaissance art. She received her BA in the History of Art with departmental honors from Johns Hopkins University (2013), and wrote her MA thesis on the influence of Early Renaissance painting in the work of 20th-century Chicago artist Roger Brown (2016). She is interested in artists who worked outside of large urban centers and developed independent styles that have been historically labeled 'provincial’. Her dissertation project focuses on the landscape backgrounds of Italian Adriatic paintings to examine the relationship of environment to artistic practice during the Renaissance.