Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Little Grate Works” exhibited at Islip Art Museum June 28 – Sept 13, 2015

I AM Pocket Sized
Curated by Rhonda Cooper
June 28 – September 13, 2015
Reception: Sunday, June 28, from 1 – 4 PM

I AM Pocket Sized invited artists from around the world to create art that fits in the palm of your hand!

I AM Pocket Sized exhibits a large survey of paintings, drawings, collages, sculpture, and more.

In today’s art world, where the notion that bigger is better seems to be too-often taken for granted, it’s refreshing to see that contemporary artists are continuing to produce work on a small scale as well. While small-scale paintings and sculptures, or maquettes, have often been produced as preliminary studies for larger-scale works, the artists represented in the IAM’s current exhibition demonstrate that small works hold a valid and unique place of their own in an art world often dominated by more sizable creations.

“The Essential Element” is one of Bobbi Mastrangelo’s two rotating miniatures being exhibited at the Islip Art Museum. Here is the top view based on an actual manhole sized water cover. The side and back views of Bobbi’s miniatures can be accessed here: http://www.bobbimastrangelo.com/sallery/Mini-Rotating-Sculptures.php

The Essential Element (Water Supply)

 “The Essential Element” at Islip Art Museum

“I AM POCKET SIZED” June 28th – Sept 13, 2015

ISLIP ART MUSEUM

Reception: June 28 from 1 – 4 PM.

I AM Pocket Sized features Detlef E. Aderhold, Max Victor Alper, Lisa Argentieri, Susan Barrasi, Linda Beckerman, Ennid Berger, Phyllis Bilick, Katey Carey, Darlene Charneco, Ye-seul Choi, John Cino, Denise Collado, John Crimmins, Rosetta DeBerardinis, JoAnne Dumas, Shana Einhorn, Cara Enteles, Ann Fox, Reu’ven Gayle, Tony Geiger, Gabriella Grama, Michael Griske, Barbara Grossman-Karyo, Sylvia Harnick, Jeanne Heifetz, Neddi Heller, Katherine Hiscox, Paul Hitchen, Kyle  Horne, Takafumi Ide, Debbie Johnston, Heidi Jukes, Drew Kane, Deborah Katz, Heejung Kim, Bernard Klevickas, Kathy Klompas, Jeni Kobylarz, Elizabeth Kolligs, Rachelle Krieger, Deanna Lee, Cynthia Loewen, Jennifer Maggio, Bobbi Mastrangelo, Claudia Mirzaali, Lauren Monte, Pat Moran, Alexandra Muzek, Stephanie Navon-Jacobson, Fred Neudoerffer, Vanessa Nguyen, Keith Perkins, Ramona Perrin, Mario Politi, Richard Quinn, Evelyn Ramos, Andreas Rentsch, Alan M. Richards, Deena des Rioux, Helen Rousakis, Sue Runkowski, Lorena Salcedo-Watson, Laurie Samara-Schlageter, Jane Schiowitz, Sungsook Setton, Alisa Shea, Sally Shore, Ruby Silvious, Megan Sirianni-Brand, Elena Soterakis, Ted Stamatelos, Stelios Stylianou, Chanika Svetvilas, Dianne Talan, Christine Verga-Maday, Gina Vigliarolo, Mary Waka, Caroline Waloski, Sharon Way-Howard, Patricia Yantz, Nancy Yoshii, Courtney Young, Helen Zajkowski, JoAnne Zambito, and Anthony Zummo

 Islip Art Museum

50 Irish Lane

East Islip NY 11730

1 (631) 224 5402

Museum Hours:

Thursday – Friday 10:00 – 4:00 P M

Saturday & Sunday . Noon – 4:00 P M

http://islipartmuseum.org/about.html

Front Reuse MiniatureBobbi Mastrangelo’s miniature rotating sculpture:

“Reuse” at The Islip Art Museum

This year’s Annual Open Call exhibition has been curated by Rhonda Cooper, who was the Gallery Director of Stony Brook University’s Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery (formerly University Art Gallery) from 1983 to 2013. In addition to her curatorial work, Cooper has taught art management and Asian art history courses at Stony Brook University, the Art Institute of Boston, and the University of Bridgeport. She is also a co-author of the book, Masterpieces of Chinese Art.

Incidentally, The Islip Art Museum has nineteen of Bobbi Mastrangelo’s art works in their permanent collection.  http://islipartmuseum.org/permanent.collection.html

Web Viewers, if you are able to see the small works exhibit at the Islip Art Museum this summer, please add your comments on this blog.
Wishing you a Splendid Summer!

5 Responses to “Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Little Grate Works” exhibited at Islip Art Museum June 28 – Sept 13, 2015”

  1. Carole Traster-Wilk Says:

    THANK YOU! HOORAY !!!!
    Carole Traster-Wilk
    Owner of a “Grate Little” Lithograph:
    “Endicott Grid”

  2. Jon C. Schladweiler Says:

    Bobbi:
    The Little Grate Works items (rotating sculptures) are great!
    Your art work keeps getting better and better.
    Take care.

    Jon C. Schladweiler, P.E. Sewer Historian
    Arizona USA
    http://www.sewerhistory.org/display.htm

  3. Bonnie Connelly Says:

    Great that you’ll be in the show. Unfortunately I have plans for Sunday so i can’t make it.
    Hope all is well in FL. I’ve been doing my scarves, but also some paintings. What a wonderful gift to love art.
    Regards,
    Bonnie Connelly
    http://silkscarfdesigns.com/

  4. Sandy Wicker Says:

    Dear Bobbi,
    You are “Pocket Sized and Monumental!”
    Your miniatures were on their own shelf,
    displayed at eye level.
    Congratulations!
    “Bobbisms” reign.
    Hal and I were so pleased to see your work
    and of course we had to take a photograph.
    Please give our very best to Al.
    Stay well and “creative!”
    Love,
    Sandy and Hal

  5. Bobbi Mastrangelo Says:

    Sandy Wicker is a treasured, supportive friend, who manages to see many of the distant exhibits which I can’t attend.

    I had the distinct pleasure of working with Sandy Wicker when she was the Amazing Reading Teacher and I was a Title One Tutor at Smithtown Elementary School.

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