Andrea Bruce

Through documentary photography, Andrea Bruce brings attention to people living in the aftermath of war. She is a co-owner and member of the photo agency NOOR.

Bruce has chronicled the world's most troubled areas as a staff photographer for the Washington Post. She focused on Iraq, following the intricacies and obstacles of the conflict experienced by Iraqis and the U.S. military. She also wrote a weekly column for the Post called "Unseen Iraq."

Her awards include top honors from the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA), which has named her Photographer of the Year multiple times, as well as several awards from the International Pictures of the Year contest, and the prestigious John Faber award from the Overseas Press Club in New York. She has also been a finalist for The Aftermath Project grant and a 2011 recipient of the Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship. In 2010, she received the WHNPA grant for her work in Ingushetia in southwestern Russia.

In 2012, she was the recipient of the first Chris Hondros Fund Award for the “commitment, willingness and sacrifice shown in her work.”

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