Escopis – International Christmas Card

BOBBI MASTRANGELO’S ARTIST STATEMENT For “The Street Was Paved in Gold” Since 1979, I have focused on the theme of manhole and water covers, rendering them in prints, cast paper, sculpture relief, installations and fiber art. Through research and contact with utilities I have learned a great deal about the purposes for the different covers. Read More …

WHEN?

The Story of its Creation By Bobbi Mastrangelo I strolled across courtyard to my studio wondering what kind of background to use for my embossed print, “When the People Care?” Glancing down at the paver blocks triggered a memory: Once a strong wind had knocked over a paper frame support outside my NY Studio. The Read More …

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 I was a Mom going back to college to study art. I experimented in every style and Read More …