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 Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Inside 52GA-R” won “BEST in SHOW” at Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thurs.

How fantastic it was to have my three art entries accepted for Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursday, May 1, 2014 Exhibition:”Inside/Out.” This link leads to the story explaining the unusual inspiration and basic steps of their creation.        http://bobbimastrangelo.com/MyNews/?p=4040 On May 1st, we loaded the art works and delivered them to the Read More …

National Post Card Week 2014 “Florida Storm Sewer”

“FLORIDA STORM SEWER” (detail) Florida Storm Sewer is the second of my Florida Trio Post Cards for NPCW. This art is cropped from the original art to fit the post card dimensions. View the whole Florida Storm sewer relief and story: http://bobbimastrangelo.com/MyNews/?p=4040   National Post Card Week is celebrated annually during the first full week of 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 …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “FDOT (Do Not Pollute)” Nov. 21- Dec. 13, 2013 at CityArts Factory Exhibit in Orlando

Bobbi Mastrangelo is a member of ArtistsRegistry.com. Their juried exhibition will be on display at CityArts Factory in Orlando Florida. artistsregistry.com is a community of Visual Artists and Performing Arts Organizations connecting artists, museums and arts organizations and placing members’ artworks before the eyes of thousands of art collectors. The Sculpture Creation: Storm Cover layout   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 …

# “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 Read More …

Manhole Contributions Set II

The myriad of cover designs always amaze me.  And now friends and web viewers from around the world are contributing to my reference. Diane and Wayne Schoeffle, Solivita Friends, took a photo of a cover in Prague from the Czech Republic.   Mike Aronstein, a post card pen pal for National Post Card Week sent me Read More …

27th NPCW DEDICATION

May 2- May 8th, 2010 National Post Card Week is celebrated during the first full week of May.  Because I am celebrating Art Carney as Ed Norton, the Undisputed King of the City Sewer System as he appeared in the famous TV cit-com The Honeymooners, ….I declare the following dedication:  My 2010 Post Card is Read More …

27th National Post Card Week

Celebrates Art Carney as Ed Norton    27th National Post Card Week    Art Carney’s Ed Norton was the undisputed king of the city sewer system.  After Carney received a press release saying Mastrangelo’s 1994 exhibit of manhole art at The New York Hall of Science “would make Art Carney proud,” he penned her a personal note. Read More …