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Many of the articles have been put into PDF format. (If you do not have Acrobat Reader for the PDF files it can be downloaded here free.)


“Grate Expectations” by Rona Gindin, Orlando Arts Magazine: Artist Space, Sept/Oct 2021


Podcast: Avant Interviews Manhole Artist, Bobbi Mastrangelo by Natalia Guerrero
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Bobbi Mastrangelo Artists Space by Connie Sue White, Orlando Arts Magazine May/June 2019

Photo credit to Pheken Ebenhack – Print PDF


October – Michell Ward – October Manhole Madness WebsitePDF of Website Bobbi Mastrangelo and Featured Artists from The Polasek Museum Exhibit: “Unseen Art: Touchable Sculpture”


Q & A with a“GRATE” Artist May 2015 Edition of Today & Tonight Magazine

Turning manhole covers into artThe Municipal Posted on January 1, 2015 by Barb SieminskiPrint PDF


Orlando Museum of Art hosts artist specializing in manhole covers – Orlando Sentinel April 2014print version by Mike Freeman PDF


WUCF-TV Artisode # 108 Features Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Grate Works of Art Nov 21, 2013


“Artist enters the age of Cyberspace and all its benefit” Freeline by Michael FreemanPDFAugust 8th, 2012


“Poinciana Artist Heads to The Orlando Museum of Art” Freeline by Michael FreemanPDFDecember 27th 2011

“Artist Draws on Spirit of Unity at 9/11 Event” by Michael FreemanPDFSeptember 23rd, 2011

“Artist Has Patriotic Passion” The Ledger by Michael FreemanPDFJuly 7th, 2011

Poinciana Artist Freeline Media by Michael Freeman – PDF – June 27th, 2011

Catch Grate Exhibit ‘Water Reflections’ at Toho Water Authority May 18th, 2011


“Shakeout from Streets to Galleries” Modern Casting Magazine (p. 56: Mastrangelo and Christiansen, featured manhole artists) – Sept. 2010

“Poinciana Artist becomes well known as ‘The Grate Lady'” The Ledger, May 18, 2010

Artsy Shark Interview Bobbi Mastrangelo’s interview – May 2010

National Resources Defense Council Environmental Art Prize: Mastrangelo, one of eleven finalist: April 2010


Interview Celestopea Times October 2009


Interview – Mental Contagion by Sam Edsill– Cause & Effect. (PDF) – September 2007


Artist of the Month – Osceola Center for the Arts Orlando Sentinel, Life in Osceola by Sara Sheckler. – February 26, 2006


“Paper Works” to “Grate Works “ Friends of Dard Hunter, Inc. Newsletter by Bobbi Mastrangelo – June 2005

“Three Sewer Hitter” and “Gaz” These sculpture relief works were selected for the 2005 Annual Juried Art Exhibitionat The Osceola Center for the Arts . The exhibition was from April 8 – 30 – 2411 E. Irlo Bronson Highway Kissimmee, Florida 34744April 2005


“Maryvale Alumna Featured in Art display at Buffalo State” by Stephen Koenig, Cheektowaga Times – July 2004


“Beauty Under Foot” TV Park (Guide) Moscow, by Anna Baskakova – March 12th, 2003


“Cover Girl” Vital Signs by Caryn Eve Murray, Newsday – December 15th 2002


“Finding Beauty in the Grate Beyond” Feature by Michael Ollove, Baltimore Sun – September 3rd, 2001


“When the People Care” Distinction Magazine by Marcia ByalickOctober/November 2000


“Art Review” New York Times by Helen Harrison – October 10th 1999


“The Artist & Grate Works” Long Island News 12: Reporter, Sara Muller – 1998

TV Presentation “Manhole Art” Oxymoron, The Fringe: Oxbridge Com – 1998

“Bobbi Mastrangelo Has Grate Expectations” Postcard Profile by Lewis Baer, Post Card Collector Magazine – 1998


Bobbi Mastrangelo “’The Artist with an Enviromental Edge “ Interviewed by Lynn Sanders Curley, April 1997


Time Capsule –1995

“I’m Moving so is my Manhole Art” Our Town Magazine – Names in the News – 1995


“Looking at the Grater Picture” Feature by Danielle Hayduck, Suffolk Women – 1994


“The Manhole is the Message” Feature by Susan Howard, Long Island Newsday – December 5, 1990


“Everything Is Beautiful In Its Own Way”

by Doris Meadows – November 1989

“On People: Bobbi Mastrangelo” by Doris Meadows Spotlight Magazine October 1989

Manhole Art Interviews WUSB FM – by Walter Skretch, Lou Stevens, and Bonnie Connelly1986-1989


“Manhole Covers Fascinate St. James Artist” Long Island News, Channel 12: Reporter, Rosemary Gomez1987


Bobbi Mastrangelo Inside Newsday Interview by Karen Hasby 1983

This was Bobbi’s very first time on TV. She had done a good deal of classical art (Classic Works), experimented with modern art (Mod Works) and was beginning to delve into manhole art (Grate Works). View her art career stages.