The Great Challenge for Mars Grate

Before I begin this Blog about the creation of my Mars Grate, I HAVE A CONFESSION TO MAKE. I now need help to complete some of my artworks.  And that is because I am the SURVIVOR OF A HEMORRHAGIC STROKE. It happened on that fateful evening of October 31, 2017. What a MEAN TRICK for Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Florida Citrus 467-1” Makes History

On May 3, 2017, my mixed media sculpture went to its new home at Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando Florida. Now “Florida Citrus 467-1” has additional numbers.  Its Official Accession Number is #2017.016. Many of my creations have interesting stories of the challenges I encountered.  Our Florida Artists’ Registry Members were invited to exhibit at Orlando Read More …

Mastrangelo’s triptych: “Da Gracias Por Agua” Celebrates Water and Cinco De Mayo 2016

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Triptych “Da Gracias Por Agua” will be exhibited at the Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursday in May: CINCO DE MAY-OMA!   Ole!  Reception 6-9 PM Member Artists of ArtistsRegistry.com. celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5th with their own interpretations of Mexican life, through the mediums of paintings, drawings, photography or sculpture. Bobbi Mastrangelo Read More …

“Unseen Art” WUCF-TV Artisode: Interviews with Sculptors of Touchable Art at the Polasek Museum

Bobbi Mastrangelo and several colleagues appear in the WUCF-TV Artisode filmed at Winter Park’s Polasek Sculpture Museum.  The PBS special was aired Thursday, Feb. 18th 2016.  Bobbi Mastrangelo with “Con Edison Concert” “Sight Unseen: Touchable Sculpture” curated by Rachel Frisby is such a unique exhibition that it caught the attention of Buddy Pittman, Video Content Producer Read More …

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Creation of “Florida Citrus 467-1”

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Creation of  “Florida Citrus 467-1” I purchased oranges from Florida Growers, studied the orange rind texture, saved seeds and the stem ends. I carved oranges from Styrofoam Balls. For the growth cycle, I needed to incorporate seeds,and represent sunlight, soil and water. A fluorescent tube installed behind the Water Grate represented Sunlight. The grate openings Read More …

2015 NPCW “The City Beautiful” (Orlando, Florida) by Bobbi Mastrangelo

NPCW 2015 “The City Beautiful” “The City Beautiful is the third of my Florida Post Cards Trio for NPCW.  Orlando, The Theme Park Capital of the World, and one of our most visited cities, appealed to me for its dedication to the Arts. Orlando’s impressive City Hall houses two public art galleries. The Terrace Gallery features national Read More …

#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 Read More …

“Florida Citrus 467-1” Mastrangelo’s Creation for Orlando Museum of Art’s 1st Thursday Exhibit: “Florida Grown.”

“Florida Grown:”  when I heard the exhibition title, I did not think my manhole art theme could fit in.  When Googling Florida Grown, so much came up about oranges and Florida Citrus, that I knew I had to add oranges to my water cover creation.  Also needed would be light (sun), water (raindrops), soil and seeds. Read More …