Bobbi Mastrangelo Featured in October Manhole Madness

Michelle contacted me in September 2016, for permission to be included in her upcoming “October Manhole Madness” Blog Project. Would I say OK? Are you kidding? Her topic is a Manhole Artist’s Dream. I wondered how she would cover the topic for a total of 31 days! Well, I have been amazed and dazed by the Read More …

Q and A With A “Grate” Artist: Today and Tonight Magazine: May 2015

Bobbi Mastrangelo and “When the People Care” (mixed media) Q & A with a “Grate” Artist Mary Joye interviewed Bobbi Mastrangelo about her unusual art theme of manhole covers and water covers. The author had recently photographed the decorative  water meter covers in New Orleans Louisiana, and was delighted to discover another soul who found beauty Read More …

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 Read More …

“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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 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 Artisode #108 on You Tube

Bobbi Mastrangelo with “The Square Route of Water.” Here I am in my studio with a relief based on an actual scene in Riverhead NY.  You will also be able to see it and many other art works based on manhole covers, water covers, grates and drains in this video on You Tube :  ▶ 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 …

Modern Casting Magazine (Sept. 2010) Artists: Bobbi Mastrangelo & Kim Christiansen

“SHAKEOUT: From Streets to Galleries,” page 56 “Cast manhole and utility covers have inspired artists like Bobbi Mastrangelo and Kim Christiansen to create works of art that have been on display in galleries around the country.” http://content.yudu.com/A1p3q9/ModernCastingSept10/resources/60.htm This is the Fiber Arts creation that Shannon Wetzel chose for The Shakeout page of Modern Casting Magazine.  The Read More …