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Tanya Hamner

Pinedale, WY

About Tanya Hamner

Pinedale, WY

Tanya Hamner graduated with her MFA in photography from the Academy of Art University, Bachelors of Science in Agriculture Communications from the University of Wyoming, and Associates of Science in Agriculture Business from Northwest College. Tanya runs her family sheep ranch in Pinedale, Wy. Hamner has received numerous awards from her photos being in contests and galleries. Hamner is a PRCA Photographer (professional rodeo cowboys association) while teaching photography at Western Wyoming Community College. She works both digital film, and alternative processing with her work. Hamner mainly documents ranches and rides out with the cowboys to document their work, while photographing from atop a horse, she also helps the cowboys with the tasks. She is in the middle of publishing her first book about the American Cowboy. Hamner has been selected as the Mountain States Circuit finals rodeo photographer for 2022.

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Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • Mountain States Circuit Finals Photographer
  • Silver "Editorial Sports"
  • Bronze "Editorial Sports"
  • Honorable Mention "Editorial Sports"
  • Third Place “My Solace”
  • Wildlife Honorable Mention National Park Photo
  • Honorable Mention Wyoming Eclipse Photography Exhibition
  • Overall Photographer Vista West Engineering Photography
  • Best in Show/Spirit of Wyoming Award Wyoming State Fair
  • Best in Show/Outstanding Photography Sublette County Fair
  • Best in Show/Outstanding Photography Uinta County Fair


  • Academy of Art University, MFA in Photography
    San Francisco, CA,2018 
  • University of Wyoming, BSA in Agriculture Communications
    Laramie, WY,2010 
  • Northwest College, AS in Agriculture Business
    Powell, WY,2007 

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