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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 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 “City of Orlando” received Honorable Mention on www.FourPointsContemporary.com competition.

 “City of Orlando” 47″ x 31″ x 3″ Four Points Contemporary was established to foster and encourage the development of visual art, engage in scholarly research and assist the careers of visual artists. The 4th Biannual competition was juried from submissions that were received from approximately 300 entries globally. This competition showcases a wide variety of […]

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“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 […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Grate Works of Art” on Exhibit at Littlejohn Engineering Associates in Orlando

Littlejohn Engineering Associates have Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Grate Works of Art” on display at their Orlando Florida Office. Littlejohn Engineering Associates was established in 1989. The Firm provides cutting edge landscape architecture, planning, environmental and engineering services from 6 locations around the country.  Littlejohn is headquartered in Nashville with offices in Chattanooga TN, Decatur AL, Tri-Cities TN and now Orlando and […]

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Three Sewers = A Home Run in Stickball

  Three Sewers (Stickball Tribute) Mastrangelo’s sculpture relief 34″ x 30 ” x 4″ ABOUT STICKBALL:  Stickball was a game that turned the landscape of the city street into an asphalt field of dreams for kids who wanted to play baseball nearby.  An old broom handle morphed into a bat, manhole covers and car tires […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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2005 Bobbi Mastrangelo’s NPCW Postcard Dedication: Atlanta Engineer’s Sewer

“Atlanta Engineer’s Sewer,” my 2005 issue for National Post Card Week, is dedicated to my Russian Friends: Alexander Kholopov and Natalie Lamanova who founded the fascinating website in Moscow entitled “Sewers of the World, Unite!” Atlanta Engineer’s Sewer – 1984 Sculpture Relief 36″ x 48 ” x 3″