Eric Duplessis’ scholarship portfolio reflects a young artist ready and willing to bridge the worlds of fine arts and digital technology. His work in the award winning video for Robots East shows an impressive command of film and animation. His wide exploration of media such as pastel, Sharpie drawing and photography marks him as a student ready and eager for the opportunities of art school. Of note is Duplessis’ deep creative contributions to the cultural life of Bernice MacNaughton High School.
In recommending Eric Duplessis for the 2016 Fred Ross Scholarship, this jury is confident that his ambition and determination will serve him well in his studies at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.