Grand Marshal - Ursula Wyatt Trudeau
Ursula Wyatt Trudeau- Montreal born and educated, Ursula Wyatt Trudeau studied art at the Montreal Ecole des Beaux Arts and painting with the late Hans Hoffman, Stanley Cosgrove, and Alfred Pellan. She resides and paints in the Adirondacks and the Caribbean. Ursula has done a wide variety of freelance commercial art work including visualization, fashion illustration, hand painted billboards, costume and set designing for both theatre and television, window displays, child portraiture, teaching children's art classes, and textile designing. She is a member of the Adirondack Artists Guild, and on the Board of the Trudeau Institute. Ursula was a Recruitment Officer for the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, and has attended the Winter Olympics in Montreal, Sarajevo, and Lillehammer. Ursula enjoys travel, and has been to Asia and North Africa, and throughout Europe. She has a deep admiration for the efforts of the Ice Palace Workers and their “can do” attitude. Her favorite Winter Carnival memory is being a member of the Saranac Lake Clown Band in the parade with Natalie Leduc and others. Ursula is honored to be a part of this year's Winter Carnival.