Bobbi Mastrangelo has a “Grate Works” Apprentice

Susan Raff: Celebrity Apprentice for Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Grate Works My Friend and Book Buddy from our Novel Group Book Club, Susan Raff, volunteered to do rubbings of an Orlando Sanitary Cover and a manhole cover from Winter Park.  They will be used as  references to create sculpture relief works for a competition this autumn.  I am Read More …

An Art Student in Poland Requests Mandala Input

  Dear Readers, If any of you create mandalas, Oliwia Gajda would appreciate your help. Please read her letter below. Please note that her deadline is August 15, 2011.  Select seven questions from her list and write responses based on your experience and philosophy regarding mandalas. Thanks in advance for helping Oliwia with her Master’s Thesis on the Read More …

Water: Everydrop is Precious!

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Water Drops”  debut at Solivita Artisan’s  Spring 2011 Exhibit These sculpture relief works were created for The Toho Water Authority’s Water Reflections exhibit May – June 2011 in Kissimmee Florida. Each piece is actually a “take off” on a familiar water valve cover. That image was stretched and cajoled into a water drop shape.  My husband, Al helped Read More …

Mastrangelo’s “Buckeye” at The Butler Institute of American Art

June 28 – August 28, 2011 in Youngstown Ohio Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Buckeye Water Meter” sculpture  relief will be on exhibit at The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio.  It is especially meaningful for Bobbi to be accepted in this prestigious competition, because Youngstown Ohio was her birth place.  This years’ exhibit which features works in all two Read More …

Two Sisters Close in Age: Far Apart in Art Themes

Judie Pufpaff and Bobbi Mastrangelo: two sisters less than fourteen months apart, that is close in age, isn’t it? Judie looks upward for her “Spirit Within” landscapes. Bobbi looks downward for her Manhole Art creations. Little  Sisters: Judie and Bobbi We played in the hay and out in the fresh air as little ones. Dad Read More …

” Water Works” Toho Water Authority Kissimmee FL

TOHO WATER AUTHORITY INVITES PUBLIC TO ATTEND WATER REFLECTIONS ART EXHIBIT (Press Release) KISSIMMEE FLORIDA:  Toho Water Authority is hosting a Water Reflections Art Exhibit geared towards providing a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the community they serve to join together in recognizing the vital role water plays in our daily lives. The exhibit will continue Read More …

Mastrangelo’s “Water Works” at Toho Water Authority

Through May 31st  8:00 AM- 5:00 PM view the Art TOHO WATER AUTHORITY INVITES PUBLIC TO ATTEND WATER REFLECTIONS ART EXHIBIT (Press Release) KISSIMMEE FLORIDA:  Toho Water Authority is hosting a Water Reflections Art Exhibit geared towards providing a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the community they serve to join together in recognizing the vital Read More …

Judie Pufpaff’s Spiritual Paintings capture…

The Essence of Spring, Easter and Earth Day “On this journey we call “Life,” each of us is given a unique light and spirit within.  My “spirit” is fed when I paint.  Painting places that I have walked, capturing the light and energy of the moment ignites my passion.” ~ Judie Pufpaff’s Artist Statement.   Judie’s Read More …

28th National Post Card Week May 2011

National Post Card Week is celebrated during the first full week of May. One hundred or more aficionados participate in this exchange.  Deltiologist is another name for a post card enthusiast.  Many of the participants have chosen themes such as famous people, pets, historic places, holidays, worthy causes and humorous situations. Speaking of humor, one Read More …

The Story of The Irish Blessing Sculpture

“Irish Blessing” (Ballinasloe Water Cover) 21 ” x 15″ X 25″ My young friend, Helen Anne Gately, gave me reference material on The Ballinasloe Water Valve Cover located on a sidewalk near her Father’s hometown in Ireland.  Not only did it feature a handsome Celtic Pattern, but it also had the Gaelic Word for Water,“Uisce.” Read More …