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Mark E. Davis

Mr. Davis is an accomplished chef. Presently he is the Lionfish Culinary Ambassador for the Virgin Islands Environmental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VI-EPSCoR).

Photo credit: Danica David

Winifred "Oyoko" Loving

Ms. Loving is the author of two books of poems entitled Remember When, Spontaneous, and three children’s books: My Name Is Freedom, My Grandma Loves to Play, and Jeepney Love

Photo credit: Danica David

Weekend Market

Photo credit: Chalana Brown

The Author

Danica M. David is a contemporary artist and visual art educator born on the Caribbean island of St. Croix, U. S, Virgin Islands. She has used the arts to depict the nuances of Virgin Islands culture, its vibrant colors, and textures for the past twenty-five years. She is the owner of Danica Art Studio. 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 of 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.

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