WEBSITE WELCOME TO ART CURATORS and GALLERY DIRECTORS

  This website was designed especially fo you to consider my art for EXHIBITION and  ACQUISITION.  My art theme is based on manhole covers, water covers, grates and drains, called “Grate Works of Art.” This art has historical significance, because it is a visual documentation of our Urban Landscapes.  Every year manhole covers are replaced, Read More …

WEBSITE WELCOME to ART LOVERS

DEAR ART LOVERS, WELCOME TO THIS UNIQUE WEBSITE FEATURING MANHOLE ART Why Manhole Covers? (instead of portraits or landscapes?) The question most people ask is “Why did you ever pick such a ridiculous theme?”  Some people even shake their heads when they think about the mundane iron covers we all walk over. Well, it all began when Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Art featured in Water Works Exhibition in Winter Garden July 30-August 30, 2019

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s two artworks, “Reuse” and “Water?” are on view at the SOBO Gallery’s “Water Works” exhibition July 30 – Aug. 30, 2019. Mastrangelo is internationally known for her unique art based on the theme of manhole covers, water covers, grates and drains, called “Grate Works of Art.”  Mastrangelo’s environmental focus has been on the Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo was recently featured in Orlando Arts Magazine Artists Space Section of the May/June edition of 2019

Bobbi Mastrangelo was recently featured in Orlando Arts Magazine Artists Space Section of the May/June edition of 2019. Connie Sue White captured the essence of Bobbi’s philosophy and her environmental manhole art. Bobbi, who has had a fascination with outer Space, thought the ending appropriate: “And she hopes that one day her art will be Read More …

Ponte Vedra Exhibit

Grate Works of Art A Solo Exhibition of Works by Bobbi Mastrangelo March 8, 2019 – April 27, 2019 The solo exhibition will be on display March 8 – April 27, 2019. Bobbi Mastrangelo is an artist specializing in relief sculpture, mixed media, and embossed prints on handmade paper. Her work is best known for its Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Sculpture “Seattle Tribute to Betsy Best”

“The Best of FSG” at Casselberry Art House The Florida Sculptors Guild exhibit runs from Oct 9 th- Oct. 26th Here is Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Artist Statement: “Seattle Tribute” features a rough carved texture of colorful waves, swimming gals and fish. On a lowly sewer cover, “The Circle of Life” evokes a Prayer for Protection. The original gray Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Grate Little Prints” at CityArts Factory Orlando September 21 – October 14, 2017

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s framed Giclee Prints are on exhibit in the Members Small Works Show of  ArtistsRegistry.com at CityArtsFactory. Bobbi’s framed prints relate to her theme of water covers and manhole covers.  The artist has personalized each one of her Giclee Prints by incorporating hand written quotes into the art. “Pioneer Water Adapter” Enhanced Giclee 13″ x 16″ framed “The way Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s triptych featured in Baterbys “Cultura De Color” Sept. 1 – 29, 2017

This is the triptych I entered for Baterbys exhibition.  Below  is a description of its meaning and how this art work relates to the Hispanic Culture. My Triptych “Da Gracias Por Agua.” (Give Thanks for Water) reveres the essential element: Water. The first relief quotes several lines from Jorge Argueta’s poem “El Agua:” “El Agua Es Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Water Works Art on exhibit in Winter Garden FL~ Aug. 3 – Sept. 2, 2017

“Go With the Flow,” sponsored by the Winter Garden Art Association opened August 3 rd and runs through Saturday, September 2 nd. This exhibition displays artwork in a variety of media relating to water created by over 60 local artists including featured artist Michelle Irizarry. All artwork is for sale. Bobbi Mastrangelo who is known for her manhole themed “Grate Works Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Art displayed at 1st Thursdays 2017 Summer Exhibition at the Hyatt Regency Orlando

Five of Bobbi Mastrangelo’s unique sculpture relief works will be on view from July 7 – October 31, 2017 in Orlando Museum Art’s 1st Thursdays Collaboration with the Hyatt Regency Hotel on International Drive. The Orlando Museum of Art (OMA) and Hyatt Regency Orlando have formed a partnership that brings selections from the work of Central Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Florida Citrus 467-1” Makes History

On May 3, 2017, my mixed media sculpture went to its new home at Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando Florida. Now “Florida Citrus 467-1” has additional numbers.  Its Official Accession Number is #2017.016. Many of my creations have interesting stories of the challenges I encountered.  Our Florida Artists’ Registry Members were invited to exhibit at Orlando Read More …

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

Toast Coffee House Hosts “Great Food” and Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Grate Art” in Patchogue NY

It is every artist’s dream to be able to display artwork at a special location. So when I received this request I was delighted to participate. Hi Bobbi, I hope you and your family are doing well. I am writing because we are getting ready to open our second location in Patchogue, and I thought Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo Featured in October Manhole Madness

Michelle contacted me in September 2016, for permission to be included in her upcoming “October Manhole Madness” Blog Project. Would I say OK? Are you kidding? Her topic is a Manhole Artist’s Dream. I wondered how she would cover the topic for a total of 31 days! Well, I have been amazed and dazed by the Read More …

Manhole Mania: Favorites from October Manhole Madness

http://michelleward.typepad.com/michelleward/2016/10/page/2/ In my last blog I introduced Michelle Ward’s Ambitious Project October Manhole Madness 2016. Every day of the month featured a different manhole marvel. If you have time to peruse the 31 day Manhole Cover Theme, you will be captivated (by the caps and covers of course.) Here are some of my favorite features: Read More …

Magnificent Manhole Art: Artbydwight.com

Dwight Pritchett was featured in Michelle Ward’s Blog:October Manhole Madness. http://michelleward.typepad.com/michelleward/2016/10/rub-on-lift-off.html I found a Kindred Spirit. The city of Pittsburgh supplies Dwight with a rich abundance of history and inspiration when he rides his bicycle over it’s streets and sidewalks. Dwight has enjoyed working on a project that he calls Manhole Art. These functional pieces of metal Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Post Card Albums In Yorktown NY Museum Archives

The York Yorktown Museum in New York now houses my post card collections in their archives. In 2015 I affiliated with American Art Collector who published 1,000 post cards of each artist’s work each year.  From 1991 to 2015, I had been sending, saving and filing post cards related to National Post Card Week (NPCW).  After Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Da Gracias Por Agua” at Hispanic Heritage Exhibition in Orange County Regional History Center: Sept 3 – October 30th, 2016

Bobbi Mastrangelo is delighted to have her art chosen for the 2016 Exhibition sponsored by The Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County. Hispanic Heritage Celebration Exhibit  Orange County Regional History Center 65 E. Central Blvd. in downtown Orlando Sept. 3 through Oct. 30, 2016 Reception: September 16, 2016 5:30 – 7:30 PM Phone: 407-836-8500 www.thehistorycenter.org Each Read More …

Two Sisters In American Art Collector 2016

Two Sisters Close in Age, Far Apart in Art Themes: Bobbi’s Manhole Art Theme deals with “The Gateway to the Underground,” contrasted with her sister’s Ethereal Landscapes containing hidden Angels. Judie Pufpaff’s Theme: “The Spirit Within” contemplates “The Gateway to Heaven!” Bobbi Mastrangelo and her sister Judie Pufpaff Most of the Blog Readers are familiar with Bobbi Read More …

Mastrangelo’s triptych: “Da Gracias Por Agua” Celebrates Water and Cinco De Mayo 2016

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Triptych “Da Gracias Por Agua” will be exhibited at the Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursday in May: CINCO DE MAY-OMA!   Ole!  Reception 6-9 PM Member Artists of ArtistsRegistry.com. celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5th with their own interpretations of Mexican life, through the mediums of paintings, drawings, photography or sculpture. Bobbi Mastrangelo Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Of Manhattan” in Twitter Art Exhibit: NYC 2016

Twitter Art Exhibit: NYC is an international exhibition of original postcard art benefiting Foster Pride’s “Handmade” Program, in which young women in foster care learn to create and market a unique line of goods. The entire exhibition is carried out by an unpaid, volunteer corps of organizers and artists; there is no entry fee, and Read More …

Alexander Kholopov – RUSSIA – 1948 to 2016 Memorial Tribute

Alexander Kholopov (Sasha) is internationally known for his Artistamps and his contributions to the Mail Art Realm. The Best Sewerage for the Best People, 1996 Artistamp Series. http://sewers.artinfo.ru/archives/archive-en.htm His resume lists his accomplishments: http://artistamp.artinfo.ru/cv/cvk.htm How did a USA Artist become acquainted with Russian Artists in Moscow?  I was actively engaged in artwork based on the theme Read More …

“Unseen Art” WUCF-TV Artisode: Interviews with Sculptors of Touchable Art at the Polasek Museum

Bobbi Mastrangelo and several colleagues appear in the WUCF-TV Artisode filmed at Winter Park’s Polasek Sculpture Museum.  The PBS special was aired Thursday, Feb. 18th 2016.  Bobbi Mastrangelo with “Con Edison Concert” “Sight Unseen: Touchable Sculpture” curated by Rachel Frisby is such a unique exhibition that it caught the attention of Buddy Pittman, Video Content Producer Read More …

Mastrangelo’s “Con Ed” and “Orlando” in Touchable Sculpture Exhibit at the Polasek Museum Now through April 17, 2015.

“Sight Unseen: Touchable Sculpture” Tuesday, December 7, 2015 – Sunday, April 17, 2016 at The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens in Winter Park Florida. DO TOUCH the ART. The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens presents its new exhibition, “Sight Unseen: Touchable Sculpture,” running December 8, 2015 – April 17, 2016. The museum encourages visitors Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Two “Grate Works of Art” at Coral Springs Museum of Art Dec. 1 – 28, 2015

Two of Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Sculpture Relief Works: “Vestige” (shown below) and “When” (The People Care) are on exhibit at this prestigious Florida Museum. “When”(FiberArt) http://bobbimastrangelo.com/gallery/fiberart.php “INVOKING THE MUSE” December 1-28, 2015 Coral Springs Museum of Art ( Theater Lobby Gallery) The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN ARTISTS, INC. FLORIDA CHAPTER (N.A.W.A.) is presenting a multi-media exhibition entitled Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo Received The Women in the Arts Award from the DAR 10/5/15

The Daughters of the American Revolution is an organization with a deeply rich history while also being truly relevant in today’s world. More than 930,000 women have joined the organization since it was founded close to 125 years ago. They became members to honor their heritage as well as make a difference in their communities Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Florida Citrus 467-1” on Exhibit in St. James NY October 10 – Jan. 8, 2016

The Member Artist Showcase by the Smithtown Township Arts Council features unique original art displayed in the lovely historic Mills Pond House. A former resident of St. James and then Port Jefferson, Bobbi has maintained her membership and participates annually in their members’ show. “Florida Citrus 467-1” is a departure from her normal street scenes, but Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Inside 52GA-R” included in 25th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibit Sept. 25 – Nov. 14, 2015 in Stuart Florida.

“The Arts Council of Martin County is excited to be hosting this fantastic celebration of All-Florida Art in the Court House Cultural Center.  The works have been personally selected by our juror Josh Davis to create a show that reflects the finest in Florida Art,” noted Nancy K Turrell, executive director. “Inside 52GA-R” is a Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Art Benefits Attleboro Arts Museum Fundraiser Oct.13 – Nov. 7, 2015

Since 2001, I have been donating art for Attleboro Art Museum’s annual fundraiser. Proceeds from the auction fund colorful and innovative arts programs for all levels of artists and art students. The on-line bidding provides a chance to purchase art at a reasonable price and support the arts too.   Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “American Flag Eureka” Mixed Read More …

Mastrangelo’s Patriotic Art at The Stars & Stripes Exhibit July 16 – Aug.14th at CityArts Factory Orlando FL

“American Flag, Eureka” Mixed Media 9″ x 11″ “STARS & STRIPES” ART EXHIBIT & SALE July 16 – Aug 14, 2015  CityArts Factory 29 South Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32801 407-648-7060 http://www.cityartsfactory.com Officially, the stars and stripes can be any color or media, but Bobbi Mastrangelo decided to enter three of her patriotic pieces. “American Pride” Read More …

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, Read More …

Q and A With A “Grate” Artist: Today and Tonight Magazine: May 2015

Bobbi Mastrangelo and “When the People Care” (mixed media) Q & A with a “Grate” Artist Mary Joye interviewed Bobbi Mastrangelo about her unusual art theme of manhole covers and water covers. The author had recently photographed the decorative  water meter covers in New Orleans Louisiana, and was delighted to discover another soul who found beauty Read More …

2015 NPCW “The City Beautiful” (Orlando, Florida) by Bobbi Mastrangelo

NPCW 2015 “The City Beautiful” “The City Beautiful is the third of my Florida Post Cards Trio for NPCW.  Orlando, The Theme Park Capital of the World, and one of our most visited cities, appealed to me for its dedication to the Arts. Orlando’s impressive City Hall houses two public art galleries. The Terrace Gallery features national Read More …

#Mastrangelo’s Environmental Art #Earth Care: Part One (Earth Day is Every Day).

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Art and Community Involvement focus on Caring for Our Planet Earth. This is the First Blog in a three part series on EARTH CARE. “When the People Care” Why would anyone want to incorporate litter into an art work? When Bobbi Mastrangelo began her manhole cover art theme, she used to sweep the litter Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Sculpture “Seattle Tribute to Betsy Best”

“The Best of FSG” at Casselberry Art House The Florida Sculptors Guild exhibit runs from Oct 9 th- Oct. 26th Here is Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Artist Statement: “Seattle Tribute” features a rough carved texture of colorful waves, swimming gals and fish. On a lowly sewer cover, “The Circle of Life” evokes a Prayer for Protection. The original gray Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s art at SOBO in Winter Garden July 30 – Aug. 30th 2019

Two of Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Water Works” are featured in Winter Garden Art Association exhibition called “Water Works.” Mastrangelo is internationally known for her unique art based on the theme of manhole covers. water covers, grates and drains, called “Grate Works of Art.”  Here are her two pieces, “Reuse” and “Water?.” Mastrangelo’s environmental focus has been Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo, Artist of the Week on FL Artists Registry

Bobbi Mastrangelo was  Artist of the Week on FL Artists Registry shown with her relief sculpture Buckeye #2   “Bobbi Mastrangelo, The “Grate Artist,” is internationally known for her unique creations based on the theme of manhole covers. The tromp l'oeil sculpture relief works artistically capture the essence of utility covers in urban settings. Their appearance Read More …

PONTE VEDRA EXHIBIT GUEST BOOK COMMENTS

Over the years I have saved the guestbook comments from my exhibitions. They are keepsake treasures because the viewers took the time to really look at the art and to respond with their comments. Here are some of the comments from the Ponte Vedra Exhibit: 3/8/19 Robeso Nied: imaginative, well crafted, hopeful and meaningful 3/14/19 Read More …

A Visit From Louise Levergneux

 Kissimmee Manhole CoverI n 2016,Michelle Ward featured my art on her blog:”October Manhole Madness,” along with other artists also using the manhole cover theme.Louise Levergneuxs’ “City Shields,”caught my attention. I wrote to her and told her I was impressed with her wor.k. 2016,Michelle Ward featured my art on her blog:”October Manhole Madness,” along with Read More …