Patsy Cravens

Patsy Cravens (1936-2022) was a native Houstonian, photographer, artist, writer, and film producer. She wrote Leavin’ a Testimony: Portraits from Rural Texas (University of Texas Press, 2006), and her photographs were featured in the traveling exhibition Colorado County Memories: Everyone Has a Story to Tell. She earned a bachelor degree from Smith College, produced an award-winning documentary, Coming Through Hard Times, which has aired on PBS, and was an engaged community member and collector of oral histories.

(Spring 2011)