Mastrangelo’s triptych: “Da Gracias Por Agua” Celebrates Water and Cinco De Mayo 2016

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Triptych “Da Gracias Por Agua” will be exhibited at the Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursday in May: CINCO DE MAY-OMA!   Ole!  Reception 6-9 PM Member Artists of ArtistsRegistry.com. celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5th with their own interpretations of Mexican life, through the mediums of paintings, drawings, photography or sculpture. Bobbi Mastrangelo Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo Received The Women in the Arts Award from the DAR 10/5/15

The Daughters of the American Revolution is an organization with a deeply rich history while also being truly relevant in today’s world. More than 930,000 women have joined the organization since it was founded close to 125 years ago. They became members to honor their heritage as well as make a difference in their communities Read More …

“Turning Manhole Covers into Art” by Barbara Sieminski for TheMunicipal.com., highlights Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Manhole Art

Barbara Sieminski, author of “Turning Manhole Covers into Art” discovered Bobbi Mastrangelo’s manhole art on the web while researching foundries and manhole covers.  This abridged Blog version, includes Bobbi’s Manhole Art. Some cities hold occasional “Art in the Street” competitions during long summer days, where boulevards are closed off and chalk artists of all ages come Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo won Fifth Prize on “CityScapes” sponsored by Light Space & Time Online Gallery

“Port Washington” 60″ x 40″ x 3″ sculpture relief by Bobbi Mastrangelo I am delighted to be a prize winner in this fourth annual CityScapes Exhibition.  This competition was posted in Florida Artists Registry and theme fit my urban streets capes, so I submitted my manhole sculpture relief images. The Light Space & Time Online Read More …

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 …

“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 …

Friendship and Art Appreciation

 Friends appreciating art and artists appreciating their friends’ support. Many artists like myself work alone and often my art is shipped to exhibits which I can not attend. Recently my friend Sandy Wicker sent me a photo of herself standing next to my miniature “Reuse” sculpture at The Mills Pond House in St. James, NY. Read More …

Mastrangelo’s Exotic Copper Toolings on Attleboro Art Museum’s Benefit Auction

   The online portion of the 19th Attleboro Arts Museum Benefit Auction will run from October 8, 2010 to November 3, 2010, with the live event taking place on November 6, 2010.    You are invited to  Browse through over $50,000 of donated original art. You can be a part of this fun-filled fund-raiser from the comfort Read More …