Picture Perfect by Cynthia Lamanna

Time to go whizzing through December’s green and white landscape, in roller skates, whirling around to face smiling people everywhere without malice or bah-hum buggers! With deft fingers, you finished wrapping presents in July, perfectly, with bows that stick like magic, with youthful exuberance to spare- (and unlimited funds in your account)! Today window shopping […]

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Paintings by Joshua Braff

About the Artist: Joshua Braff is a painter and writer living in Oakland, California. He uses color and specific shapes to “evoke slashes of chunky movement or chaos amongst blips of order.” Braff is an author of two novels, The Unthinkable Thoughts of Jacob Green (Algonquin 2004) and Peep Show (Algonquin 2010). View his Website […]

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The December Issue of Synchronized Chaos: Internalization

Happy holidays and welcome to the December issue of Synchronized Chaos! This issue touches upon self-identification, exploration, and human nature, reminding us of how art can be a powerful channel into the internal state of mind. Alex Luke re-examines the connection between self and character through the exaggeration of human nature. Warmth, history, and inward […]

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Artistic Collages by Valerie Brown-Troutt

Artist Statement “Something wonderful happen to me during the summer of 1999: I claimed and discovered my artist. Me! I went to several second hand shops and bought old canvas and found thrown away framed pictures and took them apart, covered them with gesso and started a studio on my patio.” “Turning old ugly things […]

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Paintings by James Gayles

Artist’s Statement LIFE EXPRESSIONS OF LIVING “After a deep examination of this current exhibition’s title, I’ve concluded that there is a central theme that has ran and is still running throughout my life and my artwork. This theme is the search for cultural identity. Growing up as a child in the 50’s which by the […]

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Riding the Bus in Argentina – by Nick Friedland

The buses in rural Argentina reminded me of old school buses on their last legs: those old buses either converted for use by hippies or prepared for ‘twisted metal’ style destruction derby. My first days riding the bus, I noticed two very important things. The first was that the bus was never on time. Of […]

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Artwork by Ron Weil

ARTIST STATEMENT “I have always been drawn to the arts as both participant and critic. I love to play and improvise and it is in the artistic realm that permission to do so is most freely granted. For me, to create a picture is to solve a puzzle where the solution requires selecting and designing […]

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