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Clementine Hunter Profile (1981)




Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-12-17

Duration: 00:08:35

Subjects: HUNTER, CLEMENTINE | Arts | ARTISTS | Painters | Melrose Plantation (La.)


  • Sexton, Sharon Elizabeth Host
  • Hunter, Clementine Interviewee


This segment from the December 17, 1981, episode of the series “Folks” features Sharon Elizabeth Sexton’s profile of primitive artist Clementine Hunter. Sexton interviews Hunter at her home on Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches. She discusses: getting older; when she started painting; not naming her paintings; religion; and her thoughts on dying. Hunter also works on a sketch while sitting with Sexton.