Born and raised in Berlin, Germany, and now living near Los Angeles, CA, Daggi specializes in contemporary realism with an emphasis on the portrait and figure. She is a Master Circle Member of the International Association of Pastel Societies, Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America and Signature Member of the Pastel Society of the Southwest, a juried member of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Degas Pastel Society and Los Angeles Art Association.
Her work has been shown at the National Arts Club and the Salmagundi Club in NYC, the Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio, and is in the permanent collection of the Wichita Center for the Arts, Kansas. Daggi has won numerous awards and can be found in many American and European collections. Her long list of portrait commission clients includes blues musician Buddy Guy. Her paintings have been published in magazines and books, including Professional Artist Magazine, American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, The Pastel Journal and Pratique Des Arts in France.
In 2004 she was one of 15 internationally selected artists to participate in the Atelier D’Artista, an International Art Symposium in Tuscany, Italy. In May of 2011 she was juried into the Pastel International Exhibition by Art du Pastel en France in Giverny, France.
While her studio is in California Daggi travels extensively including regular visits to Berlin.