Natural Compositions

NorthWind Fine Arts will be hosting a Nocturne Contest that will feature the art of participating plein air artists from Saranac Lake Artworks' annual Adirondack Plein Air Festival.  Please stop by the gallery—works will be available for purchase, and a best in show prize will be awarded on Thursday, August 18 at 5:00 p.m.”  Works will be available for sale at the gallery through Saturday, August 20th.

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    ~ Anne Hughes ~

A world traveler, Anne has lived in many places in the United States, and has finally “come home” to the Adirondacks, where she’s spent each summer of her life, surrounded by extended family.  While she was “away” she earned a BA in Art History, taught children’s art classes, renovated homes and catered events.   

Anne finds her inspiration in nature, and in the simplicity of American Indian art.  Her work features compositional treasures made of things that others often overlook—the “wrong” side of birch bark, the different stages of roadside grasses, the incredible beauty and diversity of bird feathers.  She combines these elements in a rhythmic dance of natural beauty, sometimes with ironic or startling elements finding their way into her art, like the bird, shot for the dinner table, reimagined and recreated by Anne’s deft hands and unerring eye.

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     ~ Gallery Hours ~


Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat   11am-6pm

Sundays 11am-4pm

CLOSED Tuesdays


Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun     11am-5pm

CLOSED Mon, Tues, Wed.

11 Woodruff St, Saranac Lake, N.Y. 12983

NorthWind Fine Arts was established in May 2011 as a cooperative gallery by a group of eight Saranac Lake area artists.
In October of 2013, the group decided to move to its new larger location, 11 Woodruff Street,
while at the same time becoming 12 members strong.
We offer a rich and varied selection of original art in a wide range of media.

NWFA continues to search out fellow artists looking to participate in the daily workings of the gallery while offering a professional and welcoming setting to showcase their artwork.

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Creating Art in the Adirondacks, One Piece at a Time