Patricia Tobacco Forrester was an American watercolorist. She graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in 1962 where she studied with Leonard Baskin, and from Yale University with a B.F.A. in 1963, and M.F.A. in 1965, where she studied with Chuck Close and Janet Fish. She lived from the sixties to 1981 in San Francisco, and moved to Washington, D.C., in 1982.