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Rubbings of Manhole and Water Covers

Instructions by the Artist PDF of these instructions Materials: Aquaba rubbing paper, butcher paper, brown wrapping paper or any durable paper, rubbing block or primary crayons (peel off paper wrapping) brush, masking tape, film and camera.     1. FIND AN INTERESTING COVER DESIGN. 2. WRITE DOWN THE STREET ADDRESS AND CITY AND COUNTRY 3. […]

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“GRATE WORKS” Baltimore Public Works Museum

[siteorigin_widget class=”WP_Widget_Media_Image”][/siteorigin_widget] In Celebration of National Public Works Week “Grate Works” Manhole Cover Exhibit featuring the work of Bobbi Mastrangelo May 1996 Invitation pdf click here The Baltimore Public Works Museum Album (click title to see it ) highlights the moving of artwork to the Bultimore Museum, and the 1996 Exhibition and Reception. Lists of […]

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“Manhole Covers Invitational” NY Hall of Science Corona NY

Grate Works: Manhole & Sewer Main Covers July 2 – Sept 4. You’ll never look at manholes the same way after you see the prints and sculpture reliefs by artist Bobbi Mastrangelo. This artist depicts grates, manholes and sewer main covers in simulated urban environments. She challenges the viewer to see past the dirt and […]

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“Con Ed Maintenance,” “City Views” Staller Center for the Arts Stony Brook NY

Con Edison Maintenance Precious Waters City Views Monoprints 1987 – “Con Edison Maintenance” Installation – about Installations Original construction 6’ x 7’ x 5.5’ Lighting designs: Scott Soupeck Lent by the artist. Made possible with the support of the New York Foundation for the Arts and the East End Arts Council through the Special Opportunity […]

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Hazard Waste Site

Story by the Artist Bobbi Creating “Hazardous Waste Site” One of my most unique challenges was creating a “Hazardous Waste Site” visually warning viewers to protect our water supply. The “Outdoor Sculpture Now” exhibition on the grounds of The Islip Museum provided the perfect installation spot. I knew I could use the water supply cover […]