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This is another excerpt from my autobiography: I had never known a person who was one hundred years old. Our Church Newsletter was celebrating Mr. T. Edward Ellis whose 100th birthday would be on December 31, 1986. I was hoping to find someone who would work with me on some sort of tribute. But to no […]



  This website was designed especially fo you to consider my art for EXHIBITION and  ACQUISITION.  My art theme is based on manhole covers, water covers, grates and drains, called “Grate Works of Art.” This art has historical significance, because it is a visual documentation of our Urban Landscapes.  Every year manhole covers are replaced, […]

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DEAR ART LOVERS, WELCOME TO THIS UNIQUE WEBSITE FEATURING MANHOLE ART Why Manhole Covers? (instead of portraits or landscapes?) The question most people ask is “Why did you ever pick such a ridiculous theme?”  Some people even shake their heads when they think about the mundane iron covers we all walk over. Well, it all began when […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s art at SOBO in Winter Garden July 30 – Aug. 30th 2019

Two of Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Water Works” are featured in Winter Garden Art Association exhibition called “Water Works.” Mastrangelo is internationally known for her unique art based on the theme of manhole covers. water covers, grates and drains, called “Grate Works of Art.”  Here are her two pieces, “Reuse” and “Water?.” Mastrangelo’s environmental focus has been […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Mueller Water” on Exhibit in STAC Members’ Show, St. James, NY, October 14 – December 10, 2017

Smithtown Township Arts Council (STAC) presents: Member Artist Showcase  A Unique Exhibition of Original Fine Art for Sale by Member Artists Exhibit Dates: October 14 thru December 10, 2017 Mueller Water is based on a hand hole water cover typically 3-4″ in diameter. Mastrangelo has a whole file of small water covers she has discovered […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Sculpture “Seattle Tribute to Betsy Best”

“The Best of FSG” at Casselberry Art House The Florida Sculptors Guild exhibit runs from Oct 9 th- Oct. 26th Here is Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Artist Statement: “Seattle Tribute” features a rough carved texture of colorful waves, swimming gals and fish. On a lowly sewer cover, “The Circle of Life” evokes a Prayer for Protection. The original gray […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Attleboro Grate” Donation for Attleboro Arts Museum Gala Fundraiser: October 12 – November 1, 2017.

Bobbi Mastrangelo donated “Attleboro Grate”  for Attleboro Arts Museum Gala Fundraiser October 12-November 1, 2017. Since 2001, I have been donating art for Attleboro Art Museum’s annual fundraiser.  Proceeds from the auction fund colorful and innovative arts programs for all levels of artists and art students.  The on-line bidding opens on October 12, 2017.  Here is […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Grate Little Prints” at CityArts Factory Orlando September 21 – October 14, 2017

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s framed Giclee Prints are on exhibit in the Members Small Works Show of at CityArtsFactory. Bobbi’s framed prints relate to her theme of water covers and manhole covers.  The artist has personalized each one of her Giclee Prints by incorporating hand written quotes into the art. “Pioneer Water Adapter” Enhanced Giclee 13″ x 16″ framed “The way […]


“Seattle Tribute” by Bobbi Mastrangelo on Exhibit at Casselberry Art House October 14- October 26, 2017

Seattle Tribute by Bobbi Mastrangelo
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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s triptych featured in Baterbys “Cultura De Color” Sept. 1 – 29, 2017

This is the triptych I entered for Baterbys exhibition.  Below  is a description of its meaning and how this art work relates to the Hispanic Culture. My Triptych “Da Gracias Por Agua.” (Give Thanks for Water) reveres the essential element: Water. The first relief quotes several lines from Jorge Argueta’s poem “El Agua:” “El Agua Es […]

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