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, geography and meaning, the regrowth of cities and towns.

An award-winning print reporter with bylines in Hearst Connecticut Newspapers and on CNN.com, among others, 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, N.Y., and is available for editorial, portrait, event and journalistic assignments. He works in film and digital formats and maintains a black and white darkroom. Contact him at evan.simko.bednarski@gmail.com

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