Darren Carter Beistle is twenty-four years old and was born in St. Petersburg, Florida. He currently resides in Connecticut. Mr. Beistle received his B.F.A. in Sculpture in the Spring of 2009 from the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, CT. Upon graduation, Mr. Beistle received the Excellence in Sculpture Award from the Lyme Academy, where he will have an upcoming group exhibition. He is currently maintaining a studio practice and plans to eventually pursue an M.F.A. degree.