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City of Gainesville buys 400 paintings to honor one of its most beloved local painters

Alyne Harris, 79, a painter from Gainesville, Florida, has been painting since a young age. She draws inspiration from nature and other favorite subjects such as angels, church scenes, and people in her community. Some of her art is inspired by African American traditions. Her painting routine occurs mostly at night after completing her work earlier in the day.

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