Contemporary Fine Art

The Laffer Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery and custom framing studio showcasing nationally and regionally recognized contemporary artists. Exhibitions ranging from realism to abstraction rotate every 4 to 6 weeks, with opening receptions for each exhibit.  [More]

Custom Framing

The Laffer Gallery is dedicated to providing our clients and customers with superior quality and service. Located just minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs, NY, and the Saratoga Race Track, we provide services customized to the framing needs of private and corporate clients.  [More]

Design Consulting

The Laffer Gallery specializes in providing art consulting services to private and corporate clients of all sizes. Owner and director Erik Laffer designs and executes sophisticated and individualized art programs that enhance the physical environments and reflect our clients’ goals.  [More]

Artist Spotlights

Harry Orlyk

Harry Orlyk

Harry Orlyk was born in Troy, New York in 1947. In 1971 after graduating college, he went on to graduate school at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Over the next nine years, he was influenced by several Nebraskan artists. “Still-life painter Robin Smith taught me how to use paint without turpentine – to paint from the tube.” He also admits the influence of photographer Lawrence McFarland who taught him what spiritual space was, and how to emphasize it. Lastly he credits well-known Lincoln … [Read More]

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David Miller

David Miller is one of the most well-known and respected artists in the upstate New York area and is included in a wide range of both public and private collections, including Carnegie Museum of Art, School of The Art Institute, Key Bank Headquarters, Pepsico Corporation, Siena College, among many others. Miller's work can best be described in the words of noted writer and poet John Yau: … [Read More]


Robert Augstell

Bob Augstell, a New York native, received a BA Applied Arts from SUNY at Albany. Upon graduation he created custom jewelry, which ultimately led to a business that provides international designers and architects with fine metal furniture. In 2008, he received a Master of Science in Education for the visual arts from the College of Saint Rose. Since then, while continuing metal work he has been actively sculpting. … [Read More]

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