Evan Baden earned his MFA from Columbia College in Chicago in 2014.
His bodies of work include The Illuminati, Technically Intimate, Under the Influence, A Conversão de São Paulo, and The Taradiddle High School Yearbook Project, 2014-15. They have been widely exhibited internationally with museums and galleries throughout Europe and the United States.
His work is held in public collections such as the Walker Art Center, Milwaukee Art Museum, FOAM Amsterdam, the Finnish Museum of Photography, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, and the Kinsey Institute.
His work has been featured in numerous publications including TIME, The Guardian, FOAM, New York Magazine, Le Monde, D della Repubblica, Geo, and DIE ZEIT.
He has been the recipient of the Jerome Fellowship for Emerging Artists, the Stuart Abelson Graduate Research Fellowship, and Artist in Residence at the Oregon College of Art and Craft. He has been a finalist for the Outwin-Boochever Portrait Competition, McKnight Fellowship for Photography as well as nominated for the Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers and the PDN 30.