Kathryn Bigelow to Get Honorary Degree from SFAI

Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and curator Paul Schimmel will receive Doctor of Fine Arts degrees from the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI).

Bigelow—an alumnus of SFAI—and Schimmel are both known for their boundary-pushing work.

Bigelow (pictured above) is the director of The Hurt Locker (winner of six 2008 Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Picture), Zero Dark Thirty (nominated for Best Picture at the 2012 Academy Awards), Near Dark, Point Break, Strange Days, and other films.

[ Also Visit: Robojit and the Sand Planet – Global Entertainment Project ]

Bigelow has also been awarded the Directors Guild of America Award, the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Director.

Schimmel, who was the chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) from 1990 until 2012, is known as an intellectual powerhouse and a great storyteller, combining these qualities to curate exhibitions that offer fresh, bold perspectives on contemporary art.

The honorary degrees will be presented at the San Francisco Art Institute commencement ceremony held at Masonic Auditorium at 10 am on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

Related posts:


Hyundai Launches Blue Link Telematics Platform
Josie Maran Bares All in ‘My First Time?’
Bloggers for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
VeriFone to Deliver Sky News into London’s Taxis
Avon Introduces Mega Effects Mascara
Salt Lake Comic Con Welcomes Spider-Man Creator Stan Lee
How to Think and Talk About Sex
Engineers, Post-Graduates Apply for Peon Posts
Government of India Honors 15 Cities for Cleanliness
Death Sentence for Apostasy on Mauritanian Blogger
Custom Content Services