Danica M. David is a contemporary artist, author, and visual art educator born on the Caribbean island of St. Croix, U. S, Virgin Islands. She has used the arts for over twenty-five years to depict the Virgin Islands' cultural nuances, vibrant colors, and textures. Additionally, she is the owner of Cozy Rooster Airbnb. Danica teaches at the St. Croix Educational Complex High School and is an adjunct professor at the University of the Virgin Islands. Creating and inspiring others in the arts is her life's passion. Her awards include the Crucian Cultural Heritage Award and The Teacher of the Year Award. Danica's artwork has graced the walls of patrons in the Caribbean, Europe, and the mainland. Her first book, Creative Callaloo: Art, Poems, and Recipes Inspired by the Virgin Islands released in December 2018. Danica's artwork is also published in Carol Mitchell's book 'Round My Christmas Tree, Apple Gidley's novel Fireburn, and Charlene Abramson Joseph's children's book The Vienna Cake Mystery.