Project manager with over ten years of experience in non-profit management and collections research looking to revitalize public engagement with art and culture through forward-thinking exhibitions, accessible publications, and clear communication that focuses on empathy and building community.
After earning her PhD, Alison co-founded Xipe Projects, a non-profit educational foundation for Latin American art, and has since published on the topics of art and ethics, modern fiction, and several exhibition catalogues focused on Mexican and Guatemalan folk art of the late nineteenth and early twentieth-centuries.
Dr. Heney has presented her research at over twenty professional conferences including the American Comparative Literature Conference, the Modernist Studies Association, the Modern Language Association, and has been an invited participant for the Institute for World Literature Annual Conference at Harvard hosted by Bilgi Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey.
XIPE PROJECTS: LATIN AMERICAN ART
UC BERKELEY AND UC BERKELEY EXTENSION
SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE