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Metropolitan Cover Wins Award

    Bobbi Mastrangelo’s  “ Metropolitan Cover” won honorable mention at the City Life competition sponsored by Ten Moir Gallery May 2023.  Her sculpture relief displayed artistic skill, and creativity and they were honored to showcase it. Her artwork will be featured alongside other talented artists from around the world in their Concrete Canvas Virtual […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Inside 52GA-R” included in 25th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibit Sept. 25 – Nov. 14, 2015 in Stuart Florida.

“The Arts Council of Martin County is excited to be hosting this fantastic celebration of All-Florida Art in the Court House Cultural Center.  The works have been personally selected by our juror Josh Davis to create a show that reflects the finest in Florida Art,” noted Nancy K Turrell, executive director. “Inside 52GA-R” is a […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Art Benefits Attleboro Arts Museum Fundraiser Oct.13 – Nov. 7, 2015

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 provides a chance to purchase art at a reasonable price and support the arts too.   Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “American Flag Eureka” Mixed […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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# “Sewers of the World, Unite” in Moscow started out as an April Fool’s Joke

I see the smirks and hear the silent smiles when people discover that my art is based on sewers and manhole covers. Imagine my surprise when I learned that there was a site in Moscow specializing in the theme I pursued in sculptures and works on hand made paper.  Sewers of the World, Unite! What […]

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The Creation of “City of Orlando,” Mastrangelo’s Sculpture Relief

Why I created the Sculpture Relief: “City of Orlando.” download a PDF of this story Orlando Museum of Art’s First Thursday’s Competition for January 5, 2012 was entitled “Sculpture, the Ultimate Process.” Remembering the brick pavers surrounding the Orlando Museum of Art, I thought, “Why not enter the competition with a streetscape scene from the […]

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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.” This is the Fiber Arts creation that Shannon Wetzel chose for The Shakeout page of Modern Casting Magazine.  The various […]

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Three Reasons to Vote for Mastrangelo’s “When the People Care”

          3 Reasons to vote for Bobbi   Mastrangelo’s “When?” (the people care)   1.  When The People Care promotes environmental concern, and anti-Litter action.   2.  Mastrangelo’s manhole cover theme urges protection of our precious resources.   3. “When”  venerates the work of engineers, foundries, highway maintenance, water authorities and sanitation departments, etc.   […]