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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’ News 12 Interview on You Tube

On October 12, 1998 the News 12 Team: Sara Muller, Reporter and Bryan Kane, Videographer interviewed me at Arline Hershberg’s Prism Gallery in Port Jefferson. It was a One Woman Exhibition and my sculpture relief pieces, works on canvas and hand made paper filled both floors of the gallery.  They asked me to explain how […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo “Artist With an Environmental Edge” Interview by Lynn Sanders Curley

The subject of the college term paper was “The Mark of Art” and I was delighted to be the chosen artist. A NOTE FROM LYNN CURLEY: 3/23 97 Dear Mrs. Mastrangelo, You’ll be happy to know that your career and biographical background are well documented.  After a significant amount of research, here are some questions […]

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Manhole Covers Fascinate Bobbi Mastrangelo (You Tube 2:00)

My first TV Interview was by Karen Hasby in her Newsday Office in 1983.  She reviewed the  “Classic Works” covering traditional themes such as flowers and cathedrals.  Karen  delved into my Picassoesque “Mod Works.”  But it was my unusual new theme of grates, water covers and manhole covers that caught her attention. You can view […]

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Bobbi Mastrangelo’s 2012 NPCW Post Card

Bobbi Mastrangelo with “Borough of Manhattan” National Post Card Week 2012 National Post Card Week is celebrated annually during the first full week of May. I correspond with almost two-hundred post card pen pals in The United States and abroad. Each year I choose one of my sculptures or art happenings to be reproduced  as a […]

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Pollution Solution on Exhibit in St. James NY USA

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s “Pollution Solution” at The Mills Pond House Gallery from November 19, 2011 – January 7, 2012. Holiday Market:  Dec. 2-4, 2011 and Dec. 10-11, 2011 This Exhibition is sponsored by the Smithtown Township Arts Council showcasing original artwork by its members at The Mills Pond House Gallery.  Hand crafted originals by Member Artists […]

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Mastrangelo’s “Water Works” at Toho Water Authority

Through May 31st  8:00 AM- 5:00 PM view the Art TOHO WATER AUTHORITY INVITES PUBLIC TO ATTEND WATER REFLECTIONS ART EXHIBIT (Press Release) KISSIMMEE FLORIDA:  Toho Water Authority is hosting a Water Reflections Art Exhibit geared towards providing a unique opportunity for both water professionals and the community they serve to join together in recognizing the vital […]

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ABOUT is more than a BIO

ABOUT on Bobbi Mastrangelo’s web site has:   A  Bobbi’s Bio with a Photo, Achievements Accolades and Resumes “A Teacher Turned Artist” by  Robby Grisafi, a Fifth Grade Student “Bobbi Mastrangelo, a former elementary schoolteacher is now a Port Jefferson Artist. Her art is very different than most people’s idea of art. She makes reliefs and sculptures of […]

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If We Only Have Love, We Can Melt all the Guns

My Wish for 2008 is for Love, Understanding and Peace Among Nations of Our World.  My husand Al and I sang “If We Only Have Love” with the Solivita  “Guys and Dolls Chorus” in their December 2007 Concert. One verse from Jacques Brel’s “If We Only Have Love” brought to mind a recycling project I had read about a […]

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Prayer for the Indian Iron Worker

Barefoot, tramping in hot black sand, shirtless, gleaming with sweat,  the ironworkers stand by with giant ladles to catch the molten iron spewing from the flaming furnace. The outside temperature may rise to 100 degrees.  Inside, under the gritty tin-roofed foundry in India, employees endure the additional, intense heat radiating from the furnace.  Hundreds of […]