Post Card Blessings

Irish Blessing Post Cards can be sent as little gifts of caring.  Just add your own prayers and get well thoughts or copy the Irish Blessing onto it. Signed post cards of my sculpture relief can be purchased from  http://www.thepostcard.com/walt/grates.htm     MASTRANGELO GRATES Postcards Waltspaper Irish Blessing Post Card The two previous blogs tell all about Read More …

Irish Blessings for St. Paddy’s Day and Everyday

Across the globe, all people look for excuses to celebrate life… to add joy to their days.  And St. Patricks’s Day is no exception. People of all nationalities Wear the Green and become Irish for a day. On March 17th, not only do I try to wear green, but I give away “Lucky Bucks” (dollar Read More …

Happy New Year 2011!

Nine-year-old girl’s delightful drawing of happy little creatures celebrating The New Year. Read More …

A Beautiful Moment

 Keeping an optimistic attitude daily can be challenging.  Long ago I read in a positive thinking book that if one looks for a special moment or surprise in each day, the entire day takes on an expectant attitude of wonder. Well today’s beautiful moment was so special that I will be thinking about it all Read More …

“Tis the Season for Giving

It is the season for giving but what is really heart warming about this painting by a second grader is that he initiated this thank you picture all by himself after he and his little sister received our  surprise package of gifts for the Thanksgiving season. Here is what our grandson wrote: Translation: Dear Nona and Papa, Thank Read More …

Modern Casting Magazine (Sept. 2010) Artists: Bobbi Mastrangelo & Kim Christiansen

“SHAKEOUT: From Streets to Galleries,” page 56 “Cast manhole and utility covers have inspired artists like Bobbi Mastrangelo and Kim Christiansen to create works of art that have been on display in galleries around the country.” http://content.yudu.com/A1p3q9/ModernCastingSept10/resources/60.htm This is the Fiber Arts creation that Shannon Wetzel chose for The Shakeout page of Modern Casting Magazine.  The Read More …

Grandson Drew’s Flag for Veterans’ Day 2010

Veterans Day 2010 Remember our Vets Honor Our Military Our grandson, Drew enthusiastically painted his version of The American Flag when he was only seven.  Will he maintain his patriotism as an adult?  How will he view the election campaigns as an adult? Drew at Bat   “Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of Read More …

POST ELECTION GRAYS

 and “President Hunters” by Friedrich O. Georg (A book with campaign reform ideas)   POST ELECTION GRAYS We’re tired of…… Mudslinging campaigns And Politicians’ Forays That Submerge us in Post- election grays. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Here’s a political philosophy to brighten your days.   President Hunters by Friedrich O. Georg President Hunters by Friedrich O Georg was the book chosen by Read More …

Manhole Contributions Set II

The myriad of cover designs always amaze me.  And now friends and web viewers from around the world are contributing to my reference. Diane and Wayne Schoeffle, Solivita Friends, took a photo of a cover in Prague from the Czech Republic.   Mike Aronstein, a post card pen pal for National Post Card Week sent me Read More …

Mastrangelo’s Very First TV Interview

Inside Newsday by Karen Hasby  May 1983 Newsday is the leading news source of the borough of Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island New York. The  thought of an interview at their Big Office in Melville was intimidating. Paula Shengold, the sponsor of  my very first art exhibit at  Gallery 333, gave me some Read More …