Glen Helfand is a San Francisco-based educator, critic, and curator, and a faculty member of CCA's graduate programs in Fine Arts and Visual and Critical Studies. His writing about art, culture, and design has appeared in Artforum, Art on Paper, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and many other books, magazines, and exhibition catalogues. He was the associate editor of CMYK and co-founded Stretchers.org, a Bay Area arts website. Helfand has organized exhibitions for the de Young Museum, the San Jose Museum of Art, the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the San Francisco Art Institute, the Mills College Art Museum, and numerous alternative and commercial galleries.
Small Talks is a mini lecture series held every Wednesday at the CCA Wattis Institute. The intent is to prompt dialogue and connect the artistic practices and research concerns of CCA faculty with the themes of the exhibition When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes. Small Talks are one hour in duration.
Generous support for When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes provided by C. Ross Sappenfield and Laura Brugger, Robin Wright and Ian Reeves, and Laura and Joe Sweeney.
Founding support for CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts programs has been provided by Phyllis C. Wattis and Judy and Bill Timken. General support for the Wattis Institute provided by the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, Grants for the Arts / San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, Ann Hatch and Paul Discoe, and the CCA Curator's Forum.