See Mastrangelo’s “Buckeye” at NAWA’s 124th Annual Members Exhibition: Aug. 27 – Sept. 28, 2013 in New York City

Buckeye Water Meter Cover 124th Annual Exhibition of the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (N.A.W.A.), August 27- September 28, 2013. Sylvia Wald & Po Kim Gallery 417 Lafayette St., 4th Floor New York, NY, 10003 Reception: September 19, 2013, 6-8 PM This exhibition and sale continues the NAWA’s long tradition of supporting dynamic and Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo and Florida Artists Registry Members exhibit at OMA’s First Thursday Event on Aug. 1, 2013

Bobbi Mastrangelo joins her colleagues from Florida Artists Registry in an Invitational Exhibition at OMA’s “First Thursday’s” Event: August 1, 2013 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Artists Registry.com is a community of Visual Artists. Florida Artists Registry connects artists together with galleries, museums and arts organizations. Florida Artists Registry places artwork of its members before thousands Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s ‘Grate Works of Art’ News 12 Interview on You Tube

On October 12, 1998 the News 12 Team: Sara Muller, Reporter and Bryan Kane, Videographer interviewed me at Arline Hershberg’s Prism Gallery in Port Jefferson. It was a One Woman Exhibition and my sculpture relief pieces, works on canvas and hand made paper filled both floors of the gallery.  They asked me to explain how Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo Featured Artist on Trashmanian Devil (Anti-Litter Site)

Searching one’s name on the internet often yields surprises, like finding myself as a featured artist on The Trashmanian Devil Web Site.  Truthfully, I am delighted to discover others who are passionate about pride in our environment. I captured a  few sentences of what he wrote about me: “Bobbi Mastrangelo is best known for her great grates–a Read More …

“Manhole Messages” Exhibit at Long Island Mac Arthur Airport May 20th – June 31, 2013

Arts On Long Island  ————————————————  Manhole Messages  at Long Island MacArthur Airport 100 Arrival Avenue  Ronkonkoma, NY 11779  631-467-3210 May 20 – June 31 Works by Bobbi Mastrangelo  from the Islip Art Museum permanent collection “We’re All Connected” (detail)

National Post Card Week 2013 “City of Orlando”

National Post Card Week is celebrated annually during the first full week of  May.  Since 1991, I have been a participant, sending out a post card usually based on one of my manhole cover  relief works. See my collection:  Bobbi Mastrangelo- Postcards -“The Grate Works” -transforms manhole covers, sewers and grates into artistic streetscapes.I exchange Read More …

Ode to Karl Shapiro for National Poetry Month

 Why did I write an Ode to Karl Shapiro? Here is the answer in my Daughter Anne Marie’s own words reflecting on her elementary school days: “Karl Shapiro’s poem, ‘Manhole Covers’ was printed in my Fifth Grade English Textbook.  I remember seeing it and thinking: Wow, someone else looks at sewers too, not just my Read More …

Meeting Author Azar Nafisi

Several months ago I was asked to donate an artwork for an appreciation gift to Azar Nafisi, one of the visiting authors at The 2013 Festival of the Literary Arts in Winter Park, Florida.  Winter With the Writers | Rollins College  I love culture and literary adventures, so I agreed to give an art work.  I Read More …

“Dad’s Letter of Encouragement in Art” for Bobbi Betschen Mastrangelo

Dad’s Letter refers to John Bernard Myers: “Tracking the Marvelous” A Life in the New York Art World Today Feb.1, 2013, I celebrate my Father, Herman Louis Betschen, who was born 101 years ago. Dad passed through The Celestial Gates on May 27, 1992, but his legacy and his influence live on. I found his Read More …

Granddaughter Sophia’s Art Work

One of the greatest joys in the world is being a grandparent. Besides sharing art with our four grandkids, I encourage them to learn greetings and the cultures of many other countries. Max and Sophia each have “Passport to the World” (Your A – Z Guided Language Tour) by Craig Froman.  ‘Passport’ features  a bit Read More …