Crystal Latimer was born in Hollywood, CA but grew up in Ellwood City, PA. In 2010, Crystal completed her BFA Slippery Rock University. She then went to receive an MA and MFA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2013 and 2016, respectively.

 Crystal's work has been shown extensively in both solo and group exhibitions, including at Art Miami, Paradigm Gallery, Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Chautauqua Institution, George Washington University among others. Internationally, she has exhibited at the London Art Fair, La Galleria at Pall Mall London, and held a residency in Sarchi, Costa Rica. Crystal's work has been featured in Create!, Pikchur, Art Maze, Ruminate, and Fresh Paint Magazines. Her work is included in public and private collections nationally and internationally; public collections including those of Indiana State University of Pennsylvania, PNC Corporate, the Benter Foundation, and Wyndham Tryp Hotel.


Crystal will be exhibiting at Collect Art Fair, Somerset House in London February 2022 with Cynthia Corbett Gallery.


Crystal was shortlisted for the Young Masters Art Prize in 2019.


Carry On Creativity: A Series of Interviews with Young Masters' Artists : Crystal Latimer