Allison Beondé is the Operations Manager for the Newcomb Art Department. Allison also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Photography, teaching an array of introductory courses from the darkroom to digital lab. An exhibiting artist, her work centers around the idea of American mythology and history through the narratives we collectively build and perpetuate within the United States. Her latest series, started during her graduate tenure at Tulane, aims to document and interrogate the erasure of sites of violence within the American South. Her work is also part of the Newcomb Museum of Art’s traveling exhibition Per(Sister): Formerly Incarcerated Women of Louisiana, which opened in 2019 and has been traveled to The Ford Foundation in New York city as well as the Broad Art Museum in East Lansing, MI. The exhibition will next be on display at the Syracuse University Art Museum in the Spring of 2022. She has received a Traveling Fellowship through the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, a Light Work Grant, an Artist Grant through The Canary Lab at Syracuse University, and a fellowship through the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. Her work is in the permanent collections of BNY Mellon, Light Work, and the Newcomb Museum of Art. She has been featured in places such as VICE, DesignMilk, and iGNANT, and has exhibited work throughout the United States and Western Europe.