Photography Awards by John ‘Grief’ Hoskin

2018 SAGE    ( Juried and on Exhibit)  Sheridan Wyoming

“Rope Burn”      and     ” Locker Room”

2018 Texas Photographic Society  ( Juried and on Exhibit)

Exibited at the The Museum of the Big Bend

“How do You Spell Texas!”

2018  Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum  ( Juried and on Exhibit)

Awarded “BEST PHOTOGRAPHY”  2018 Exhibit

Whole Lotta Thunder
Demure’ in Disguise
Locker Room
Running Bares
War Pony

2017 Calgary Stampede Overall Winner ( select catagories)

1st Place Photography Western Lifestyles “ Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas “

1st Place Photography 1st Nations ” Blackfoot Nation”

2017 Cowboys & Indians Magazine Photo Contest

Wildlife Winner “American Landscape”

Selected for the Members Juried Exhibition at Tubac Center of the Arts 2017

“Into the Light” “Spring Break” “Somewhere Else..”

2016 Calgary Stampede Overall Winner

1st Place Photography Western Lifestyles “Into the Light”

1st Place Photography Rodeo ” Leap of Faith”

2016 – Red Bluff Western Art Show & Auction

1st Place Photography “A Whole Lotta Thunder”


Landscape Finalist for Photo titled “the Light at the End”

2015 Calgary Stampede Overall Winner

1st Place Photography 1st Nations “Ghost Dancer”

2015 Calgary Stampede Honorable Mention Awards

” Cloudy , with a Slight Chance of Rain”

” Mouse! ”

2015 Arizona Highways Magazine

Top 10 Finalist Wildlife “Meeting Adjourned”


RODEO Finalist for Photo titled “Locker Room”

2014 7th Annual
Photography Masters Cup

Nominee in Americana | “Break’in in the New Boots”
Nominee in Americana |”Missed”
Nominee in Americana | “Road Map”
Nominee in Americana |S”hort Cut..My Az$%^!!”

2014 Calgary Stampede Gallery


Missed / Evening Crossing / Pik 6 / Open Gate / Eclipse


Overall Equine Winner for Photo titled “Missed”

2013 Equine Photographers Network Competition

Pro Performance 1st Place ” Short AZ!@$z”

Pro Horse Human Bond 2nd Place ” Mustang Fall”

Pro Extreme Action 6th Place “Breakin in the New Boots”

Pro Wild Horses Honourable Mention
“day 2 day” & ” Shades of 3″

2013 Calgary Stampede Western
Photo Gallery Competition

Western Lifestyle Competition 1st Place Winner


Western Landscape and Wildlife 2nd Place

“Fall Pasture Roundup”

2013 Calgary Stampede Photo Gallery

Accepted & Displayed

Fall Pasture Roundup / First Snow / Mustang Fall / Pecking Order

Big N’uff / Staredown / the AFTERNOON Club / Short Cut

2013 Masters Cup Nominee

Nominees in”Americana” 5 Alarm, the Searchers, Open Gate

Nominee in “Wildlife” Cave View

Nominee in “Silhouette” M Diamond ranch Sunset

2013- Cowboys & Indians Magazine

( chosen for print in the Equine Catagory)

” Perfect Wave”

2013- Arizona Highways Magazine Photo Contest Finalist “Wildlife”

“Cave View”

2012- Calgary Stampede Western Photo Competition

“Explorers “ 2012 Best of Competition Winner

2012- Calgary Stampede Western Photo Gallery

Accepted and Displayed

Perfect Wave

Curious Jack

Hazards of the Job


Open Gate

2012 – Western States Horse Expo

Morning Meadow 1st Place

Open Gate 3rd Place

2012 – Equine Ideal Online Photography Contest

Professional – The Horse at Liberty “Ravin’s Run” 3rd Place

2012 – Red Bluff Western Art Show & Auction

People’s Choice for Show “Workin Heart”

2011 – The Ex Arte Equinus 5 Equine Art Competition

Honorable Mention Photography “OPEN GATE”

Accepted in the show “Perfect Wave”

2011 – Equine Ideal Online Photography Contest

Amateur Details Honorable Mention “OLD SCHOOL”

Amateur Extreme Action 6th Place “Don’t Think So”

Amateur Performance 3rd Place “Set em UP”

2010 – Appaloosa Horse Association Calendar Participant

Photograph selected for Month of November