Garin Horner is an Associate Professor of Photography and the Chairperson for the Department of Art & Design at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan. He is workshop facilitator for the Adrian College Center for Effective Teaching and has been featured as a speaker on Effective Teaching at the Society for Photographic Education, the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching & Learning, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conferences. Horner is a co-author of Teaching Photography, 2nd Edition, and author of the forthcoming book, The Photography Teacher’s Handbook: Practical Methods for Engaging Students in the Flipped Classroom (both published by Focal Press).
In addition Horner has been exhibiting award winning fine art photography for over twenty years. He has studied image making with Joel-Peter Witkin, William Wegman and Barbara Kruger. Horner’s photography has been collected by several museums including the Toledo Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and others. 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.