June 3 - The Savannah College of Art and Design held its 2017 commencement, with keynote speaker John Malkovich addressing the graduating class.
“Actor, director, clothing designer, storyteller. John Malkovich lives a life of distinct brilliance and intentional artistry,” said SCAD president and founder Paula Wallace. “His knowledge and experience is vast, his achievements multiform. SCAD is overjoyed to welcome John as our 2017 SCAD Commencement speaker.”
This marks Malkovich’s first time delivering a commencement address to a university. Malkovich also received an honorary doctorate of humane letters and the SCAD Étoile award, in recognition of his work across a spectrum of creative disciplines including fashion, film, television, and performing arts.