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David Sullivan had a long and varied career as an artist. He studied at both the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles and the Museum School in Boston. He came to Andover in 1969 when he opened a gallery at 91 Main Street with Howard Yezerski.
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Considered to be the first American Poet<br>
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*''Meditations Devine and Moral''<br>
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*''Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America''
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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=137643&t=bradstreet%20anne&tp=author&l=5&d=1&hc=3&rt=author ''The Works of Anne Bradstreet'']
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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=137646&t=bradstreet%20anne&tp=author&l=5&d=1&hc=3&rt=author ''The Works of Anne Bradstreet in Prose and Verse'']<br><br>
  
Early in his career he was influenced by Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth.
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*"In North Andover, Pages From an Early Poet",'' Boston Globe'', May 6, 2007
  
He chose egg tempura for his early works and  painted portraits, not totally representational, but as he saw them.
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*Hunt for Anne Bradstreet, Early Andover Poet. (Andover Stories, Andover Historical Society) ''Andover Townsman'' November 24, 2011, p. 8
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*"Andover's Anne Bradstreet, Puritan Poet"in [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=250279&t=andover%20symbol%20of%20New%20England&tp=keyword&l=5&d=0&hc=1&rt=keyword ''Andover Symbol of New England''], page 41 - 49.
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=keyword&tp=keyword&t=anne%20bradstreet&ft=&l=5&d=1&f=&av=&at=420 List of Books about Anne Bradstreet]
  
Quite a methodical painter, he sometimes drew from slides of photographs projected onto a black box. He then created a grid to transfer the picture to canvas or paper, sometimes reworking sections of the larger picture with pencil or ink.
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*[http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rresult.xml?rt=keyword&tp=keyword&t=forgotten%20tales%20of%20Massachusetts&ft=&l=5&d=1&f=&av=&at=420The Pioneer Poetess:Anne Bradstreet in ''Forgotten Tales of Massachusetts''] by Peter F. Stevens, p.97.
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*[http://www.annebradstreet.com/ Anne Bradstreet]
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By 1995 he had moved from portraits to abstracts, or specific abstracts, as he called them. Forever experimenting, he stacked layers of pencil drawings drawn on translucent paper to create a 3D effect.
 
  
In the late 90's he studied Cezanne's works and created paintings designed to emphasize Cezanne's use of line and color. He actually redrew Cezanne's painting with his own interpretation. He donated [[Memorial Hall Library - Original Art|"After Cezanne: Still Live with Flowered Pitcher]], to Memorial Hall Library where it is hung on the stairway to the second floor.
 
Memorial Hall Library - Original Art
 
  
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*"Rising Young American Artist", ''Lawrence Eagle Tribune'', February 17, 1969, page 6.
 
*"Painting is an Image of the Painter's Soul," ''Eagle Tribune'', February 24, 1985, page B3.
 
*"Portrait of Artist Who Does No Portraits", ''Eagle Tribune'', April 2, 1995, page c3.
 
*"Collaborating with Cezanne", ''Eagle Tribune'', May 14, 1998.
 
*"Learning from a Master", ''Eagle Tribune'', May 23, 1998, page 19
 
*[http://www.mhl.org/about/visit/art/ Original Art at Memorial Hall Library]
 
 
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Considered to be the first American Poet

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  • "In North Andover, Pages From an Early Poet", Boston Globe, May 6, 2007




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