Evan Simko-Bednarski is a documentary photographer based in New York City. 

Raised in Bayonne, N.J., Evan received his bachelor's degree in philosophy and government from Wesleyan University in 2007, and graduated with honors from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in 2014. 

A high school student in New York City on 9/11 and a long-term relief worker in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, Evan's personal work focuses on aftermath and recovery, the regrowth of cities and towns after catastrophes.

An award-winning print reporter with bylines in Hearst Connecticut Newspapers and on CNN.com, Evan's photographic work has appeared in such outlets as Oxford American, The Nation, The Atlantic Wire and the Columbia Journalism Review.

Evan is currently living in Brooklyn, NY, and is available for assignments. Contact him at evan.simko.bednarski@gmail.com

Photo: Amr Alfiky


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