BEHIND THE LENS
Taryn Lee Crenshaw is a documentarian, educator, and photographer. Born and raised in San Jose, California, she received a Master of Arts degree in Social Documentation from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Women’s Studies with a concentration in Visual Documentation from Spelman College. Taryn sees documentary film and photography as vehicles for exploration, analysis, and celebration. Creatively implementing oral history narratives, her work speaks to the strength of the human spirit, while inspiring connection and invoking conversation around self and societal reflection.