Artist Member Directory

Artist members of the Cambridge Arts Council include visual artists, artisans, writers, poets, musicians and more. Over the coming years, we hope to enhance these pages and increase the number of artists participating. We want this to be the go to place to learn about the artists in our community. 


Nancy J. Hayden of Northwind Arts

Nancy is a visual artist, writer, and farmer. Northwind Arts is the business name for the art and craft of Nancy and John Hayden at The Farm Between in Jeffersonville. Nancy focuses on encaustic painting, fiber arts, and mixed media artwork that are inspired by nature. While John handcrafts wreathes, bee houses and walking sticks from sustainably grown and harvested plants on the farm. The Northwind Arts Gallery is open by appointment and for various events throughout the year. She is currently working on a book about the farm to be published by Chelsey Green. 

Visit for more information and hours. And for more about her writing.


Tamra J. Higgins 

Tamra J. Higgins is a poet and fiber enthusiast. Her artistic inspirations are drawn from her six Shetland sheep, walks in the woods, and goddesses. With her sister, she recently opened Two Sisters Mill and Mercantile in Jeffersonville specializing in handcrafted local woolen gifts, wool fibers for spinning and felting, a variety of wool yarns, and supplies for all your fiber craft needs. 

You can find her work, business, and non-proift organization at, and


Anne Standish of Vermont Quilts

Anne Standish has lived in Cambridge Vermont for 30 years, and the scenery surrounding her home and community are the subjects of her art quilts.  The primary focus of her work is the Vermont landscape.  She uses fabric, thread, photographs printed on fabric, paint, ink, and other embellishments to create her images. Three of her pieces are on permanent display in the chapel at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, Vermont.

Her website is