Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Plastics Under Cover,” “Grate Works of Art” on exhibit at Orlando History Center Jan. 4 – April 23, 2017

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

“Plastics Under Cover” “Grate Works of Art” my current exhibit has “Un Covered” new and exciting challenges. In a regular museum or gallery, labels only present a few details like the title and size of an art work.

But a History Museum, like Orlando’s Orange County Regional History Center, wants to “Un Cover” all the details. so many of the pieces are accompanied by text and photos showing the creation process.

City of Orlando and the Square Route of Water

“City of Orlando”  its creation details and “The Square Route of Water”

So many transactions, e-mails and phone calls were involved in providing details about the art, that I was able to meet and appreciate the talented staff at OCRHC: Pam Schwartz, Curator of Exhibitions, Emilie Arnold, her Assistant and Whitney Broadaway, Collections Registrar.

"Water Works" Being Installed by Whitney Broadaway

“Water Works” Being Installed by Whitney Broadaway

Here is a communication from Emilie Arnold in March of 2016: “Right now, we’re tentatively planning an environmentally-focused local art exhibit to coincide with “Plastics Unwrapped.” This is a traveling exhibit out of the Burke Museum in Seattle that discusses the history and application of plastic materials and also their impacts on the environment.

“Plastics Unwrapped” runs from February 4 – April 23, 2017, so it’s still a year away, but we believe your work may fit in, and we really love that you have at least a few possible Orlando-focused works in hand.

We enjoyed watching “City of Orlando” highlighted in the UCF Artisode. Could you tell me more about “FDOT, Do Not Pollute” and “The City Beautiful”—even send photos if you have them?”


"Don't Go Soft on Terrorism," "FDOT", "Con Edison" (on the pedestal)

“Don’t Go Soft on Terrorism,” “FDOT,” “Con Edison” (on the pedestal)

"Grate Logo" by Cindy Merithew

“Grate Logo” by Cindy Merithew above Bobbi Mastrangelo’s bio

I enjoyed seeing my art at the History Center and experiencing the featured Visiting Exhibition: “Plastics Unwrapped” from Seattle’s Burke Museum at the opening on February 4, 2017.  If you get to see the exhibits, please share your comments.

Orange County Regional History Center Orlando FL

Orange County Regional History Center

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s”Plastics Under Cover” “Grate works of Art” January – April 23, 2017

“Plastics Unwrapped” Visiting Exhibition February 4, – April 23, 2017

Orange County Regional History Center

65 E. Central Blvd.

 Orlando FL 32801

Phone: 407-836-8500

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Environmental Art on Exhibit in San Francisco

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

 September 19- November 8, 2013

Opening Reception: Thursday September 19th 5:00 – 7:00 PM

 Gallery hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm

China Brotsky Gallery,

Thoreau Center for Sustainability,

The Presidio of San Francisco
1014 Torney Avenue (at Lincoln Boulevard), Building 1016

Special SF Open Studio Hours: Saturday and Sunday, October 19-20, 10-4

Please join us in celebration of our new exhibition:
Art in a Time of Climatological Catastrophes
Suzaan Boettger, juror.

This exhibition highlights works of art that engage with anthropogenic (Human-influenced) climate change and the mistreatment of the environment).

Artists Selected: Jane Ingram Allen, Michele Brody, Mary Burger, Reenie Charriere, Hagit Cohen, Anne Cummings, Edie Dillon, Emily Duffy, Lauren Elder, Marguerite Garth, Janet Glatz, Michele Guieu, Deborah Kennedy, Isabella La Rocca, Dawn Lee, Jess Levine, Garth Marguerite, Bobbi Mastrangelo, Belitz Monique, Deedee Morrison, Mary Neubauer, Carol Newborg, Bonnie Peterson, Perdita Phillips, Deanna Pindell, Teri Power, Laura Phelps Rogers, Eleanor Ruckman, Gretchen Scharnagi, Elizabeth Sher, Virginia Stearns, Patti Trimble, Carolyn Wirth.

“When the People Care” and “The Sidewalk Was Paved in Gold,” Bobbi’s two exhibition  pieces are shown and described here:

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