David W. M. Cassidy grew up in Compton and Los Angeles California, Graduated from George Washington High School. He received a B. A. in Urban and Rural Studies, University of California, San Diego, Third College. He served in the United States Navy as a Hospitalman, Field Medical Tech, X-Ray Tech, and Emergency Medical Tech.
Cassidy is a published writer, a published artist, appearing on book covers and magazines, and in many private collections in the United States and Africa. His medium of choice is oil on canvas. He is known for a cubist abstractionist style, the boldness of expression and attention to details of color and composition in his paintings.
A graduate of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), C. H. Mason Seminary, graduating with honors and received the Master of Divinity (M. Div.) degree. Rev. Dave was licensed in 1982, and ordained in 1990 by Bishop George Dallas McKinney Jr., Southern California 2nd Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, of the Church of God