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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Grate Works of Art” on Exhibit at Littlejohn Engineering Associates in Orlando

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Littlejohn Engineering Associates have Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Grate Works of Art” on display at their Orlando Florida Office.

Littlejohn Engineering Associates was established in 1989. The Firm provides cutting edge landscape architecture, planning, environmental and engineering services from 6 locations around the country.  Littlejohn is headquartered in Nashville with offices in Chattanooga TN, Decatur AL, Tri-Cities TN and now Orlando and Ft. Walton Beach FL.

Lennie Arnold, the Florida Regional Manager saw Mastrangelo’s Art exhibited with “The Best of the Best” of Orlando Museum’s 1st Thursday Winners at the Mayor’s Gallery in Orlando City Hall. He contacted Bobbi about displaying her art at the Office of Littlejohn Engineering Associates in Orlando.   150 – 200 folks are expected to  attend their 25th Anniversary Celebration which would be a great time to see her art.

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Sculpture relief work based on drains, gas covers, grates, manhole covers and water covers appeals to engineers because of the technical subject matter, her trompe l’oeil mastery and the environmental message of protecting our precious resources. Mastrangelo, with her penchant for circles, has been creating her “Grate Works of Art” since 1979.  She is listed in the Marquis “Who’s Who in American Art” and has art in museums and prominent collections.

Here are four of Mastrangelo’s works from “The Best of the Best” on loan to Littlejohn Engineering Associates in Orlando. 

GAZ  (Antibes France)

Sculpture Relief 21″ x 16″ x 3″

WHEN  (The People Care)

Fiber Art 31″ x 13″ x 3″

Creating “WHEN”  http://www.bobbimastrangelo.com/story/When.php

THREE SEWERS

Sculpture Relief: 34″ x 30″ x 4″

All About Stickball:  http://bobbimastrangelo.com/MyNews/?p=4357

CITY OF ORLANDO

Sculpture Relief: 48″ x 31″ x 3″

Creation of City of Orlando:

 http://bobbimastrangelo.com/MyNews/?p=2198

Littlejohn Engineering Associates and Littlejohn Clients:
Your comments are welcome.
Congratulations on your firm’s  25th Anniversary.

Poinciana Sculptors: Bobbi Mastrangelo and Eloise Ritt in Juried Exhibit at Osceola Center for the Arts Kissimmee FLorida

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

The Osceola Center for the Arts presents the

2012 Annual Juried Art Show

May 1 – 30, 2012

Opening reception Tuesday: May 1, 2012 from 6 – 8 PM  Free, Open to the public

Osceola Center for the Arts

       2411 E. Irlo Bronson Highway

Kissimmee FL 34744 USA

Osceola Center for the Arts

Bobbi Mastrangelo and Eloise Ritt ‘s sculptures were chosen for OCFTA’s Annual Exhibition.  They join forty-eight artists showing paintings, drawings, photography, sculptures  and mixed media.

 The OCFTA Announcement Post Card features “Reuse” a detail from Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Solivita Scene,” Mindy Colton’s elegant horse sculpture, and provocative art by Kathy Omeara, Michael Healy and Ami Gore.

Bobbi Mastrangelo “Solivita Scene” is based on one of the common scenes of her Solivita Community which reuses recycled water to irrigate the landscape.  That relief work and “City of Orlando” were recently featured in “Sculpture:  the Ultimate Process” at the Orlando Museum of Art, First Thursday Event in January 2012.

Grate Thoughts » Blog Archive » Bobbi Mastrangelo at Orlando Museum of Art 1st Thursday: Jan. 5, 2012 “Sculpture -The Ultimate Process”

See the process of creating  “City of Orlando:”Grate Thoughts » Blog Archive » The Creation of “City of Orlando,” Mastrangelo’s Sculpture Relief

Eloise Ritt is a very talented sculptor who instructs many of Bobbi’s colleagues. Check out her website to view more of her art. http://www.emritt.com/

 


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