Allison Plass is a Fine Art photographer living in NYC. She received her MA in Art History at UC Santa Barbara with a focus on gender and representation in European Art, and completed the Advanced Track Program at the International Center of Photography. Her portrait work draws inspiration from art history and ancient myths that continue to shape the collective imagination and the stories we carry about our own lives. She is a 2021 Critical Mass Finalist and her work has been shortlisted for the Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition #163. She has received Honorable Mentions from the Center for Photographic Art for her work Heatstroke, and for her portrait series, Hold Me Tight from the 17th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron Award For Women Photographers, 2022.