Darrin Keith Bastfield is an American Visual Artist and Writer. Bastfield attended high school at the Baltimore School for the Arts and college at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York. City
Bastfield’s entertainment industry experience began as a Marketing and Promotion intern in 1988 at CBS Records in New York City and in 1998 as an Agent Assistant at Wilhelmina Models/LW1 in Beverly Hills, CA.
Bastfield has recently participated as a guest in television shows such as
TVOne’s ‘Unsung Hollywood: Tupac Shakur’ and in the A&E’s Biography 6-part bio/investigative television series ‘Who Killed Tupac?’
Darrin Keith Bastfield, CEO of Born Busy Films and BecomeAPatron.com is currently working on developing projects in television and two upcoming theatrical film projects that he’s written and will debut direct such as ‘Shakurspeare’, inspired by Bastfield’s painting ‘Shakurspeare’ that the late Tupac Shakur posed for at age 16 is a romantic comedy/drama that’s centered around the controversial world of art, and ‘Born Busy’, a coming of age true story based on his memoir ‘Back in the Day: my life and times with Tupac Shakur’ published by Randomhouse/Ballantine in 2002 (Hardcopy) and Perseus/Da Capo Press in 2003 (Paperback). Bastfied is also a featured artist in the upcoming ‘Black Artists on Art’ Catalogues Volumes 3 and 4 published by Samella Lewis, renowned Art Historian/Artist/Art Collector.
Darrin Keith Bastfield lives in Baltimore Maryland.