For over 25 years Garin Horner has been exhibiting award winning fine art photography in museums including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Cranbrook Art Museum, the Toledo Museum of Art, the Fort Wayne Art Museum and the Musee du Louvre, in Paris. He has studied photography with Joel-Peter Witkin, William Wegman and Barbara Kruger. His photography has been collected by museums including the Toledo Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and others.
As an educator, Horner has been a lecturer, given workshops, and taught at the University of Michigan, Siena Heights University, and Sir JJ Institute of Applied Arts in Mumbai, India. He has a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Photography and the Director for the Adrian College Center for Effective Teaching at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan. Horner is the recipient of the United Methodist Award for Exemplary Teaching and the Adrian College Creative Activity, Research and Scholarship Award.
In addition, Horner authored The Photography Teacher’s Handbook: Practical Methods for Engaging Students in the Flipped Classroom and is a co-author of Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator, 2nd Edition, and (both published by Focal Press).