MOUNTAIN SEAS STAFF
Youdit Deane, AIR Coordinator
Youdit is the first people-connection with artists through the application process. Youdit also teaches in the local school, and brings her love of the arts and her organizing skills to the Artists in Residence program. She will assists artists in working out their offering to the community and coordinating the dates of their visit.
Anne-Maree Wilkins, Retreat Manager and resident chef
Annie has made Mountain Seas her home since 2014 as manager and resident chef. She has put the Retreat on the map by winning three tourism awards in that time period. Her care and warmth for the Artists in Residence helps them feel at home in the wilderness.
photo by Samantha Gowthorp
Helen Cassidy, Property Manager and commonly known at “The Lettuce Lady”.
Helen keeps the entire 160 acres running smoothly. She grows organic produce on the property and makes it available to artists as well as in the local supermarket. She is a friendly and helpful presence to all Artists in Residence.
Garett McIntosh, Property Maintenance.
Garett works two days a week assisting Helen with the upkeep of the Mountain Seas Property. He's kind and happy to help. He also likes birds if you need an ID on the property.