Mastrangelo’s Grate Works of Art with “Best of the Best” at City Hall Mayor’s Gallery: Orlando FL

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Manhole Art exhibited with Eight Winners of Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursdays at the Mayor’s Gallery from June 14 – September 19, 2014.  See Relief Works below: “When?” Fiber Art Relief:  31” x 23” x 3”  Here is the story of its creation:  https://bobbimastrangelo.com/story/When.php                 Read More …

Three Sewers = A Home Run in Stickball

  Three Sewers (Stickball Tribute) Mastrangelo’s sculpture relief 34″ x 30 ” x 4″ ABOUT STICKBALL:  Stickball was a game that turned the landscape of the city street into an asphalt field of dreams for kids who wanted to play baseball nearby.  An old broom handle morphed into a bat, manhole covers and car tires Read More …

The Marvels of Manhole Covers

The Marvels of Manhole Covers  (A Guest Contribution) Stacked Manhole Covers at Briscover Factory  in Changsha China Sewer Covers are metal or concrete plates that cover the manholes. These days, they tend to be made from a combination of concrete and cast iron in order for them to be affordable yet sturdy. They are normally circular Read More …

Mastrangelo one of the Winners at “Best of the Best” Exhibition at Orlando Museum’s 1stThurs.

Just last month I had the pleasure of winning “Best of Show” at the 1st Thursday’s “Inside/Out” Exhibit at Orlando Museum of Art. This 1st Thursday, June 5th all the winning artists from the past year were invited back with larger bodies of work.  I looked forward to meeting the “Best of Show”winning artists at Read More …

The Marvels of Manhole Covers

  The Marvels of Manhole Covers  (A Guest Contribution) Stacked Manhole Covers at Briscover Factory  in Changsha China Sewer Covers are metal or concrete plates that cover the manholes. These days, they tend to be made from a combination of concrete and cast iron in order for them to be affordable yet sturdy. They are normally Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Inside 52GA-R” won “BEST in SHOW” at Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thurs.

How fantastic it was to have my three art entries accepted for Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursday, May 1, 2014 Exhibition:”Inside/Out.” This link leads to the story explaining the unusual inspiration and basic steps of their creation.        https://bobbimastrangelo.com/MyNews/?p=4040 On May 1st, we loaded the art works and delivered them to the Read More …

“Inside/Out” Mastrangelo exhibits Three “Grate Works” at Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursday: 6-9 P.M. May 1, 2014

I already had planned to submit art for  Orlando Museum of Arts’ First Thursday  Exhibition on May 1st.  My “Florida Storm Sewer” sculpture relief definitely fit the chosen theme: “INSIDE/OUT!”                                                   Read More …

Creating Florida Storm Sewer relief by Bobbi Mastrangelo

It is so easy to forget how many stages were involved in the creation my sculpture relief works.  The idea of simulating a storm drain whirled in my head for several years.  They are omni present in our Solivita Community, so I was able to take notes, measurements and rubbings.  Here I am working on Read More …

National Post Card Week 2014 “Florida Storm Sewer”

“FLORIDA STORM SEWER” (detail) Florida Storm Sewer is the second of my Florida Trio Post Cards for NPCW. This art is cropped from the original art to fit the post card dimensions. View the whole Florida Storm sewer relief and story: https://bobbimastrangelo.com/MyNews/?p=4040   National Post Card Week is celebrated annually during the first full week of Read More …

Mastrangelo’s Art “Paint the Town” in Orlando Magazine’s 12th Annual “Paint the Town” Exhibit: March 20th – April 11th 2014

For their 12th annual Paint the Town Art Show, Orlando Magazine is partnering with Gallery at Avalon Island to host an exhibition March 20 – April 11, 2014. Reception:  March 20th 6:00 – 9:00 PM at Avalon Gallery: Orlando Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “The Street Was Paved in Gold” Orlando Magazine showcases art that best represents Orlando and its environs — Read More …