Matt Horseman was born in Winnipeg, Treaty One Territory, and is based in Mi'kma'ki (Nova Scotia).
His photography and writing has been published in National Geographic, The Globe & Mail, Canadian Geographic, VICE, No Depression, The A.V. Club, The FADER, and numerous other fine publications.
His article "Jeremy Dutcher's Gift For His People" won Silver in the Short Feature Writing category at the 2019 National Magazine Awards. In 2020, he published his first book, Two Rivers, via Axis Mundi Press. In 2022, he was nominated for the National Gallery of Canada's New Generation Photography Award.