“Mongol Wrestler” has been awarded a Certificate of Merit in the Salmagundi Club Summer Members Exhibition!

“Mongol Wrestler” oil 12×12″ Accepted into the Salmagundi Club’s Summer Member Exhibition


"Mongol Horses" oil 14x18"

“Mongol Horses”  oil  14×18″


“Peaceful”  oil  18×24″  has been accepted into the American Academy of Equine Arts “Fall Open Exhibition” at the Aiken Center for the Arts, Aiken, South Carolin



We recently went on a hike near Redwood National Park along the levee that contains Redwood Creek. A good time was had by all, especially our two rough collies Hailey and Peregrin.









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  1. Hi Derek,
    Thanks! I’ve been going to Mongolia since 2005. The first trip was for an Earthwatch expedition to a research camp at a nature reserve where the scientists are studying argali sheep and other species. Since then I’ve worked through an excellent tour company there, Nomadic Journeys, and plan my own itineraries for my yearly trips, for which they provide drivers, sometimes guides and, if necessary, a cook. My main activity has been collecting reference for my paintings, so I shoot a lot of photos. But I also sketch and paint on location. I use watercolors since it’s not practical to take my oils. So the painting in the post was done in my studio. You can see location watercolors from my last trip here: https://foxstudio.biz/2014/07/14/mongolia-watercolors-and-sketches-so-far-having-a-wonderful-time/


  2. Hello Susan, It was a pleasure meeting you today at The Explorers Club. I am looking around your website and I love what I see so far. I really appreciate your offer in regards to traveling to Mongolia. As I mentioned, I love horses and travel and would like to make a trip with you and my art. Please keep me posted. I will also send you an email so we can stay in touch. Thank you. Kind regards, Susan


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