C R Y S T A L D A I G L E
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Theater
State University of New York, Albany, NY
Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Megaphone, Eve Encinitas, Encinitas, CA
Farewell Open Studio, Tempe, AZ
Tiny Bites, Orange County Creatives Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Masters of Tomorrow, Benedictine University, Mesa, AZ
The Breakfast Salon, Church of the Beatitudes, Phoenix, AZ
Faculty Show, Brio Fine Arts Center, Scottsdale, AZ
Wild Grace, The Artist’s Studio at the Farm at South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
Sacred Art, The Artist’s Studio at the Farm at South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
Encounters with the Muse, City of Tempe Edna Vihel Arts Center, Tempe, AZ
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, Tempe, AZ
The Artist’s Studio at The Farm at South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
Tempe Studio Artists Exhibit, Edna Vihel Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ
Rowan Tree Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Portrait Show, Rezurrection Gallery, Tempe, AZ2003
Tender Excavations, Dietel Gallery, Troy, NY
Annual Gala, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
Fiddlehead Gallery, Bennington, VT
Fleur de Lis Gallery, Woodstock, NY
Blue Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Human Factor, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
Incarnation: Form to Form, Adam’s Street Gallery, Albany, NY
Designer and Leader, Plein Air Painting Retreat, San Diego, CA
Artist-in-Residence Fun, Creative, Joy! Retreat Bucket List Retreats, Tulum, MX
RSA of Arizona Entrepreneurship Award, Phoenix, AZ
Artist-in-Residence, Artists’ Studio at the Farm at South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
Artist-in-Residence, Greenbush Academy, East Greenbush, NY
Artist-In-Residence, Albany Association for Retarded Citizens, NY
Artist-In-Residence, Duanesburg Elementary School, Duanesburg, NY
Operation Jumpstart Grant, Schenectady County, NY
W.W. Smith Scholarship
Public Art Projects
2014 (August - December)
Push Down and Tango, Minimum Daily Requirements, Tempe Mill Avenue Post Office, Tempe, AZ
Action Painting...Cycling Style, art activity for Cycle the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
Wind Sculpture Garden, Duanseburg Elementary School, Duaneseburg, NY
Wellness Commissions and Collections
Dr. Michael Margolis D.D.S., PC, Mesa, AZ
Aaron Duncan Smyth, Scottsdale, AZ
Dr. Mike Funicello, Gilbert, AZ
R & G Medical Consultants, Peoria, AZ
Niskayuna Life Chiropractic, Niskayuna, NY
The Ellis Foundation, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY
Collage Psycho Social Club, Schenectady, NY
2015 - 2016
Make Better Art Critique Group, The Studio Door, San Diego, CA
Professional Development for Artists, The Studio Door, San Diego, CA
Torn Paper Collage Workshop, Gangplank, Chandler, AZ
Magical Mixed Media, Private residence, Burbank, CA
2014 - 2015
Crowd funding Success Crash Course
Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
Orange County Creatives Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2013 - current
Building a Body of Work, private sessions, Phoenix, AZ
Sounds of Hope, Banner Desert Hospital, Mesa, AZ
Sounds of Hope, The Wellness Community, Phoenix, AZ
Hope Lights, Jam Artisan Boutique, Scottsdale, AZ
Essentially You Workshop, Paris Montana Boutique, Scottsdale, AZ
PhotoTransfer Projects, Brio Fine Arts Center, Scottsdale, AZ
Celebrating Creativity and Healing, Scottsdale Congregational Church of Christ, Scottsdale, AZ
Random Acts of Acrylic, private sessions, Phoenix, Tempe, AZ
Art and Business for Disabled Artists, Art Awakenings, Phoenix, AZ
Photo Transfer Projects, Art Awakenings, Phoenix, AZ
Power Words Workshop, Tempe Studio Artist Program, Tempe, AZ
Projects for Early Addiction Recovery, Sundance Addiction Recovery Center, Scottsdale, AZ
Mosaic Self-Portraits, Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, NY
Automatic Drawing, Schenectady County Community College, Schenectady, NY
Visual Projects for Inner City Youth Summer Vocational Development Program, Schenectady, NY
The Curative Power of Art, SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
The Role of Creativity in Coping with Chronic Illness, Fluer-de-Teas, Phoenix, AZ
Special Projects/Field Experience
Volunteer, Cardon Children’s Hospital Cancer Survivor Day
Assisted artist Christy Puetz in helping families make meaningful beaded bracelets celebrating survivorship.
Artist Mentor, Day of Art, Banner Desert Cancer Center, Mesa, AZ
Mentored cancer patients, survivors and family members in telling their cancer experience through paintings which were displayed within the hospital.
Expressive Clinician/Behavioral Health Technician, Art Awakenings, Phoenix, AZ
Developed curriculum, taught drawing, mixed media techniques, writing workshops, professional development and poetry performance to people recovering from serious mental illness.
Provided one-on-one coaching and ongoing case management services.
Developed special events with integrated team of staff and students.
Juried artworks for exhibition.
Studio Artist Program, Tempe, AZ
Designed and taught painting workshops to fourth and fifth graders at Tempe elementary schools.
Plein Air Painting Projects, The Schenectady County Community College
Created and facilitated a Plein Air Painting Projects course for beginning adult painters.
Visual and Performing Arts Instructor, Successful Communications Camp
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
Designed programming and taught painting, drawing, acting and costume design to 6 to12 year-olds.
Art Preparator/Installer /Research Assistant and Docent
Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
Installed Sol Lewitt’s “Arcs From Four Corners.”
Prepared galleries for exhibitions, installed and removed work.
Compiled artist’s information and created biographies for exhibition catalogue. Assisted visitors and gave tours.
Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter
Daigle, Crystal. Kelly Morgan Merly. Radio Interview, “Discover Your Natural Creativity”. Radio Interview. Travel Talk Radio. June 16, 2016.
Adolescent treatment center marks first year. (1999). The Ellis Connection
[Newsletter, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY], p.12-13.
Bero, S. (2014, Vol. 100 Issue 24) Illustrating Illness. The State Press, p.4.
Carrington, L. (2014, July 5 - 18). Tango Inspires at Gangplank. San Tan Sun, 63.
Daigle, C. (2014). Tango lessons inspire tribute to chronically ill. Arizona Republic Tempe/Ahwatukee edition, 16.
MamaProud. (2012, January 18). An interview with Crystal Daigle. Retrieved
November 23, 2012 from http://mamaproud.net/2012/01/18/an-interview-with-crystal-daigle/
Regnier, S. (Photographer). (2006, April 24). [Photograph of action-painting
interactive public art activity for “Cycle the Arts” workshop facilitated by Crystal Daigle], Scottsdale Tribune.
Siegel, D. (2009, August/September). Crystal Daigle, painter of bliss. The
Arcadian Journal, 4, 13.