Alison Grippo launched her photography career as a Spring 2006 Hot Shot
. She was named a Ne Plus Ultra
and is represented by Jen Bekman Gallery
. She spends most of her time working on a documentary photography book that covers amateur and entry level professional boxing in New York. She has a strong addiction to cheese and generally posts her work on her website and blog. Alison has also won PDN
and Olympus' Visionage competition, has been an honorable mention multiple times in the LUCIE International Photographer of the Year Awards, and was "Chosen" by the American Photography 2007 Annual. She was a finalist for Critical Mass, sponsored by Photolucida.org and The Center Of Fine Art Photography, for her Friday Night Fights
series. Work from this series has also been published in COOL'EH, FILE, Flak Photo and Story
. Her other work has been featured in JPG, Digital Photographer, Surface, Readymade
and various additional publications.