Mastrangelo’s Patriotic Art at The Stars & Stripes Exhibit July 16 – Aug.14th at CityArts Factory Orlando FL

“American Flag, Eureka” Mixed Media 9″ x 11″ “STARS & STRIPES” ART EXHIBIT & SALE July 16 – Aug 14, 2015  CityArts Factory 29 South Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32801 407-648-7060 http://www.cityartsfactory.com Officially, the stars and stripes can be any color or media, but Bobbi Mastrangelo decided to enter three of her patriotic pieces. “American Pride” Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Little Grate Works” exhibited at Islip Art Museum June 28 – Sept 13, 2015

I AM Pocket Sized Curated by Rhonda Cooper June 28 – September 13, 2015 Reception: Sunday, June 28, from 1 – 4 PM I AM Pocket Sized invited artists from around the world to create art that fits in the palm of your hand! I AM Pocket Sized exhibits a large survey of paintings, drawings, Read More …

Creation of “Florida Citrus 467-1”

  I purchased oranges from Florida Growers, studied the orange rind texture, saved seeds and the stem ends. I carved oranges from Styrofoam Balls. For the growth cycle, I needed to incorporate seeds,and represent sunlight, soil and water. A fluorescent tube installed behind the Water Grate represented Sunlight. The grate openings were camouflaged with Japanese Ink Float Read More …

Q and A With A “Grate” Artist: Today and Tonight Magazine: May 2015

Bobbi Mastrangelo and “When the People Care” (mixed media) Q & A with a “Grate” Artist Mary Joye interviewed Bobbi Mastrangelo about her unusual art theme of manhole covers and water covers. The author had recently photographed the decorative  water meter covers in New Orleans Louisiana, and was delighted to discover another soul who found beauty Read More …

2015 NPCW “The City Beautiful” (Orlando, Florida) by Bobbi Mastrangelo

NPCW 2015 “The City Beautiful” “The City Beautiful is the third of my Florida Post Cards Trio for NPCW.  Orlando, The Theme Park Capital of the World, and one of our most visited cities, appealed to me for its dedication to the Arts. Orlando’s impressive City Hall houses two public art galleries. The Terrace Gallery features national Read More …

#Mastrangelo’s Environmental Art #Earth Care: Part One (Earth Day is Every Day).

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Art and Community Involvement focus on Caring for Our Planet Earth. This is the First Blog in a three part series on EARTH CARE. “When the People Care” Why would anyone want to incorporate litter into an art work? When Bobbi Mastrangelo began her manhole cover art theme, she used to sweep the litter Read More …

#CLEAN Story (Poem) by Bobbi Mastrangelo # Earth Care: Part Three

C.L.E.A.N. (A poetic story of a grass roots Environmental Organization) by  Bobbi Mastrangelo The litter grew by leaps and bounds No one cared to keep the grounds, Something must be done: just look around, So a group came together, from all over town. Each person adopted just one spot. Raked and cleaned a littered lot, Read More …

Mastrangelo’s Environmental Art Education-Earth Care: Part Four (Earth Day is Every Day)

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s class room teaching experience influenced the way she shared and explained her art and activities.  As a Title One Tutor and Writing Teacher at Smithtown Elementary School, not only did she educate students about her art, but she often wrote on the same topic assigned to them and enabled them to comment on Read More …

“Florida Citrus 467-1” Mastrangelo’s Creation for Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursday Exhibit: “Florida Grown.”

“Florida Grown:”  when I heard the exhibition title, I did not think my manhole art theme could fit in.  When Googling Florida Grown, so much came up about oranges and Florida Citrus, that I knew I had to add oranges to my water cover creation.  Also needed would be light (sun), water (raindrops), soil and seeds. Read More …