Born in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
2016 - 2019 Master of Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies. University of British Columbia, Okanagan (completion winter 2019)
1992 - 1997 Bachelor of Fine Arts, with Distinction, University of Victoria
1993 - 2012 Extended durations visiting and living in Europe, studying and practicing art
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS/UNVEILINGS
2019 Listen to the River. Thesis exhibition. FINA Gallery, University of British Columbia, Okanagan (November).
2019 The Chief Swcnkut Monument. Public Art in the City of Kelowna. Commissioned by Westbank First Nation.
2017 Viewpoint. Signage Intervention Exhibition and discussion. Knox Mt., Kelowna
2017 . Rethink150: Indigenous Truth Billboard Art. IR#7, British Columbia.
2017 Rethink150: Indigenous Truth Billboard Art. IR#2, British Columbia.
2014 Wish. Kelowna Art Gallery - Satellite Gallery. Kelowna, BC
2013 Illuminature - City of Kelowna Public Art Collection
2013 The Hands of Time - City of Victoria Public Art Collection
2012 The Father Pandosy Mission 150th Anniversary Commemorative Sculpture - City of Kelowna Public Art Collection.
2011 Sneak Peek (Studio 111 Residency Project: F. Pandosy Mission 150th Anniversary Commemorative Sculpture Original Exhibit), Alternator Gallery, Kelowna BC
2011 Under the Big Top, Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna, BC, Canada
2008 my own myth, Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna, BC, Canada
2002 13 little freaks, Vernon Art Gallery, BC, Canada
2002 Misses and Misters Myth, Observatoire 4 de Montreal, QUE, Canada
2001 Misses and Misters Myth, Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, BC, Canada
2001 Element Wheel, De Distilleerketel Windmill, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2001 Installaties, De Overslag, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
1999 Trying to Get Up, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Canada
1997 A Story, performance, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Canada
1997 Glisten, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Canada
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Social Engine. FINA Gallery, UBCO, Kelowna.
2017 MFA Connect. FINA Gallery, UBCO, Kelowna and Audain Gallery, UVIC, Victoria.
2017 Rethink150: Indigenous Truth Exhibition. Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna
2017 MFA Open House Exhibition. FINA Gallery. University of British Columbia - Okanagan.
2016 Emplace. FINA Gallery, University of British Columbia - Okanagan.
2016 Shh! Good Art Up and Down the Valley. Headbones Gallery. Vernon, BC
2016 Triumph. Lake Country Art Gallery. Lake Country, BC
2015 A Flourish of Feathers. Headbones Gallery. Vernon, BC
2014 Local Pride, Global Love. Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art. Kelowna
2013 Ecotone. Rotary Centre for the Arts. Kelowna
2011 The Pandosy Project. Atrium space, Rotary Centre for the Arts. Kelowna
2011 Please Touch the Art: Art in the Public Space, Kelowna Art Gallery
2011 North Okanagan Artists Alternative 10th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Gallery Vertigo, Vernon, BC
2011 Ecotone, Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna BC
2010 Winter Juried Art Show (National), TOSH, Qualicum, BC
2010 Conduit, Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna, BC, Canada
2008 Life and Arts Festival, Kelowna, BC, Canada
2004 De Sideshow (International Art Symposium: Art Below Sea Level), Kinderdijk, NL
2003 De Sideshow, Molenstraat 26, Kinderdijk, the Netherlands
2000 A Place to Stay Forever, Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, BC, Canada
2000 New Millennium: Past & Future, Burnaby Arts Council, BC, Canada
1999 Starting From Zero, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Canada
1999 North Okanagan Juried Exhibition, Vernon Art Gallery, BC, Canada
1999 Helen Pitt Award Exhibition, OR Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
1998 Light, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Canada
1996 First Annual Juried Exhibition, Vernon Art Gallery, BC, Canada
1996 BC Festival of the Fine Arts, Penticton, BC, Canada (work selected for traveling exhibit)
1996 OMRAC exhibition, Oliver, BC, Canada
ARTIST RESIDENCIES, PRESENTATIONS and RELATED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
2018 Teacher assistant. Professor Dr. Robert Belton (ARTMUSC115). UBCO
2017 - 18 Academic Assistant. Professor Stephen Foster. UBCO
2017 UBC Alterknowledge Series Discussant, Canada 150 and Alternative Commemorations. May 19. Alternator Centre, Kelowna
2017 MFA Open House Presentation. The Friendly Facade: Deconstructing Settler Identity in Canada. FINA Gallery, UBCO. April 4.
2017 Professional Artist Presentation. University of British Columbia Okanagan. March 13.
2016 - 18 Research Assistant. Professor Samuel Roy-Bois, UBCO
2016 - 17 Teacher Assistant. Professor Myron Campbell (4th Year Studio: 482-83) UBCO
2016 Foundations Credential: Centre for Teaching and Learning - University of British Columbia Okanagan
2016 Professional Artist Presentation. University of British Columbia Okanagan. March 29
2015 Panellist. Creative City Network of Canada Summit. October 27-29
2015 Alterknowledge Lecture Series (UBCO). "Public History and Art: The Pandosy and Sʷknc̓ut Sculptures"
2014 Lunchbox Series guest speaker. Kelowna Art Gallery
2013 Lecture. Kelowna Art Gallery
2012 Lecture. Vernon Art Gallery
2011 1 year Artist-in-Residence, Alternator Gallery Studio 111, Kelowna, January-December
2010 -12 Painting Instructor, Kelowna Art Gallery
2010 Art Instructor, Cool Arts Summer Program, Kelowna
2008 Art Instructor, The Clubhouse, Summer Program
2002 Artist-in-Residence, Matchbox Gallery, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, January
2001 Artist-in-Residence, Stichting Kunst & Complex, Rotterdam, Netherlands, April - Oct.
2001 Artist-in-Residence, De Overslag, Eindhoven, Netherlands, August
2019 The Chief Sʷknc̓ut Monument. Public Artwork in Kelowna, BC. Commissioned by Westbank First Nation.
2017 Branches and Birds. Public Art Commission, Amica, Edgemont Village, North Vancouver.
2013 City of Kelowna Public Art Collection. Illuminature
2012-13 Victoria 150 Public Art Collection. The Hands of Time. Victoria, BC
2012 The Father Pandosy Mission 150th Anniversary Commemorative Sculpture. City of Kelowna Public art Collection (Project recipient of Federal Legacy Fund - Canadian Heritage and Central Okanagan Foundation Grant)
2001 Element Wheel. Temporary Public Art Installation. De Distilleerketel Windmill, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2000 Elemental. Tree Grate design. City of Kelowna Public Art Collection
1997 The Ringmaster. University of British Columbia Okanagan Art Collection
SELECTED SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS, AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
2018 British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship
2017 Graduate Deans Thesis Fellowship, University of British Columbia, Okanagan
2017 University Graduate Fellowship, University of British Columbia – Okanagan
2016 SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's
2016 Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship, University of British Columbia
2015 Panellist. Creative City Network of Canada Summit. October 27-29. (Upcoming)
2014 Kelowna Top Forty Under 40 Nominee (Initiative by BDO Accountants, Junior Chamber International,
Kelowna Chamber of Commerce and The Daily Courier)
2013 Okanagan Arts Award – Visual Arts Category
2002 Canada Council Travel Grant
2001 British Columbia Arts Council Project Grant
2001 Canada Council Travel Grant
1997 President’s Purchase Award
1997 Helen Pitt Award for Graduating Students
1996 Helen Pitt Fund for Fine Arts Award
Shh! Good Art Up and Down the Valley. Headbones Gallery. Rich Fog Micro Publishing. 2016
A Flourish of Feathers. Headbones Gallery. Rich Fog Micro Publishing. 2015
SELECTED ARTICLES, PUBLICITY AND REVIEWS
Kelowna Daily Courier. Steve MacNaull. Statue of 1850's Syilx Chief completes circle for sculptor. June 21, 2019.
Info News.ca. Sean Mott. New statue in Waterfront Park will honour Westbank First Nations chief. June 18, 2019.
Kelowna Daily Courier. Sculpture of syilx Okanagan chief to be unveiled Friday in Kelowna. June 18, 2019.
Kelowna Capital News. Sylix artist’s mural on display for long weekend in Kelowna. June 27, 2018.
BC Studies Journal. Crystal Przybille. Reflections on Rethink150: Indigenous Truth. No 195. Autumn 2017.
Canadian Dimension Magazine. Rethink150:Indigenous Truth Billboard. Volume 51 No3, Summer 2017. Photo spread. pg. 34-35.
Jon Manchester. Castanet. Billboard rethinks 150. June 13, 2017.
Sense of Place. Roundhouse Radio. Interview with Minelle Mahtani regarding Rethink 150 Billboard Art.
Anna Dimoff. CBC News, BC (online). Rethink 150 promotes commemoration through First Nations perspective. May 19, 2017.
CBC Radio West. Interview regarding Rethink150: Indigenous Truth. May 19, 2017.
Editorial. First Nations Billboard a Soft Reminder to Rethink Canada 150. Art image and interview. May 16, 2017.
Artist Crystal Przybille: The Call of Art. Boulevard Magazine, Okanagan Home. Premiere Edition. December 2016/January 2017. Pg. 22 - 25.
CBC, Radio West. Studio visit interview with Audrey McKinnon. August 8, 2016.
Morning Star Staff. Artist to show flights of fancy at Headbones. Vernon Morning Star. B3. Nov. 27, 2015.
Stacey Penner. Can Sculptures Like The One of Father Pandosy Affect How We See Kelowna? Kelowna Now. May 3, 2015.
Dorothy Brotherton. Sculpting history into art. Article and colour photo of artist and work-in-progress. Daily Courier special supplement: Focus on Business Women of the Okanagan. Feb. 17, 2015.
Top Forty under 40: Art in the public eye. Front page business section, colour photo of artist and work and article. Daily Courier, November 19, 2014. Pg. B.
Przybille takes Wing. Colour photo of artist and work. Capital News, May 29, 2014. A14.
The Kelowna Daily Courier. May 9, 2014. Front page colour photo of artist installing work. Continued story and colour photo, pg. 5.
CBC Radio - Daybreak. May 5, 2014. Artist Interview
Kelowna Art Gallery Journal, Issue 44, May - Aug. 2014. Pg. 9. Crystal Przybille: Wish
J.P. Squire. The Daily Courier. July 22, 2013. Pg. A3. Light Poles get Artistic Finish. Photo of artwork and article
Nick Wells. The Times Colonist. May 22, 2013. Public Art Project Helps Mark Victoria's Historic Places. Photo of Artist and Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin
Amy Smart. The Times Colonist. May 22, 2013. New Public Art, Inspired by Victoria's Heritage, Hits City Streets. Photo of Artwork
Frank Stanford. CFAX, Victoria. 1/2 Hour Radio Interview re: The Hands of Time
Kelowna Capital News. April 5, 2013. Five Artists Speak about a Work that has Inspired Them
Megan Parker. Sage-ing. Pg. 27. Number 7, Spring 2013
CBC Radio One. All Points West. Jo-Anne Roberts. June 26, 2012
CBC Radio One. Daybreak South. Alya Ramadan. June 26, 2012
Front Page colour photo: artist with artwork. Capital News. May 29, 2012
Front Page colour photo and article: Father Pandosy Statue Unveiled at Mission Site. Photo of artist, dignitaries and artwork, Kelowna Daily Courier. May 27, 2012
CHBC News. Interview with artist regarding Pandosy Sculpture Unveiling. May 27, 2012
Pandosy Statue Headed to Mission. Editorial. Kelowna Daily Courier. May 1, 2012
Kelowna Capital News. A. Waters. Article: Father Pandosy Sculpture Set or Pandosy Mission Site. April 30, 2012
AM 1150. Radio interview with artist and published article: Bronze Pandosy to Watch over Mission. James Moore. April 29, 2012
Review on Ma Caravane au Canada. TV5 Quebec. December 5, 2011
Okanagan Historical Society's 75th Annual Report. 2011. (Published Book)
YouTube Video commissioned and publicized by Kelowna Art Gallery. Crystal Przybille - Father Pandosy Sculpture. Link: http://youtu.be/fC9T4VQdpCg
Rand Zacharias. Okanagan Mission Review. Przybille's Pandosy. 2 colour photos and full page article. Pg 24. Fall 2011
Ron Seymour. Kelowna Daily Courier. Father Pandosy cast in bronze. Pg. A4. August 11, 2011
Jennifer Smith. Capital News. Artist feels kinship with subject of her sculpture. Photo of artist and work. Pg. A4. July 28, 2011
Steve MacNaull. The Okanagan Sunday. Reach out and touch me. Photos of artist and her work re: KAG Exhibition Please Touch the Art: Art in the Public Space. Pg. A3. July 24, 2011
Okanagan Artworks Magazine. Crystal Przybille: Realizing a Dream. Photos and Interview. March online edition (pg. 26 -31) and May printed edition, 2011
150th Ann. Commemoration. The Father Pandosy Statue. Photo and Article. Heritage BC Quarterly. Pg. 9. Fall 2010
Rand Zacharias. 2 colour photos and full page article: Father Pandosy Mission 150th Anniversary Commemorative Sculpture. Okanagan Mission Review. Pg.24. Fall, 2010
Photo and article re: Father Pandosy Mission 150th Anniversary Commemorative Sculpture. Kelowna Capital News. August 11, 2010
J.P. Squire. Photo re : Father Pandosy Mission 150th Anniversary Commemorative Sculpture. The Okanagan Sunday (Kelowna Daily Courier). August 8, 2010
Ron Seymour. Why Doesn't Kelowna Have a Sculpture of Father Pandosy? Kelowna Daily Courier. April 2010
Photo and Review re: De Sideshow. De Drechtstreek\. Pg.9. August 27, 2003
Front page colour photo and article re: De Sideshow. Het Kontakt De Noord. Vol.9, No.47. August 26, 2003
Front page colour photo (Vincent Mentzel) and article re: De Sideshow. Niewe Rotterdamse Courant (NRC Handelsblad). Vol.3, No.276. August 25, 2003
Sok, Albert. Photo and Review re: De Sideshow. De Dordtenaar. Pg.6. August 20, 2003
Priegart, Portia. Review with 3 photos re: Misses and Misters Myth. Event Magazine. Pg.10. November 15, 2001
Front page photo and caption re: Misses and Misters Myth. “Fairytale Beginnings,” Penticton Western. Vol.35, No.45. November 6, 2001
Front page article re: Elemental Wheel. “Kunst aan molenwieken” (“Art on Mill Wings”), De Havenloods. No.40. October 4, 2001
Article and image re: Element Wheel. “Kunst op de molenwieken”, De Havenloods. No.41. October 11, 2001
Schoonen, Rob. Review and image re: Installaties. "The Backside of the Midway", Eindhovens Dagblad. No.185. Pg.2. August 25, 2001