2017 Fred Ross Recipient

Saint-Quentin native wins 8000 Fred Ross Scholarship in Visual Arts. The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 winner of its annual Fred Ross Scholarship. Justin Roy, a native of Saint- Quentin was selected as the outstanding applicant in 2017 and will be awarded the 4-year Fred Ross scholarship to support his[…]

Justin Roy

Justin Roy, who will graduate from Ecole secondaire Polyvalente Alexandre J. Savoie in June, is a young entrepreneur currently producing films locally through his video production company J.R. Visuels. He has won the provincial 2017 francophone competition Programme Le Maillon and the2016 regional competition of Radio Route 17. He is a photographer and musician and[…]

Rebecca Bickerton

Rebecca Bickerton, a graduate of Belleisle Regional High School was presented with the $8000 Fred Ross Scholarship at the opening reception of summer exhibitions at Saint John Arts Centre. Bickerton was highly recommended for the scholarship by Andrew Kierstead, Director of the centre’s James Venner Russell Portfolio Development Program. The jury took particular note of[…]

Rylee Hayes

The Fred Ross Scholarship is a recognition of a young artist with drive and potential. An independent jury selected Rylee Hayes, a Simonds High School graduate, as a Fred Ross scholar commenting that “her portfolio exhibits the passion and confidence of a committed artist deeply engaged with life around her. Her dynamic photography, fresh and[…]

Serim Ye

2013 Fred Ross Scholarship Serim Ye’s application portfolio illustrates all the qualities one looks for in an aspiring artist. Overall her works on paper, canvas and in clay show an impressive facility with artistic fundamentals. However, it was the visual and narrative qualities of a series of water-colours depicting memories from Ms. Ye’s childhood that[…]

Alison Willms

2012 Fred Ross Scholarship Alison Willms has been selected to receive the $4000 Fred Ross Scholarship. Currently completing her final year at Fredericton High School, Ms Willms is an active in both the Fredericton and St. Andrews art communities. She will commence an undergraduate program in Fine Arts in September, 2012. “Alison Willms has been[…]

Emily LeMesurier

2007 Fred Ross Scholarship Emily LeMesurier of Rothesay Netherwood school was awarded the Fred Ross scholarship in 2007. Portraiture dominated her diverse portfolio, reflecting an exuberant young artist exploring a wide variety of media. Ms. LeMesurier will enter Mount Allison University to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts.