Bobbi Mastrangelo GrateWorks

Exhibition Themes

Bobbi Mastrangelo has participated in variety of challenging themes. Her “Grate Works” covered many of the topics below.

Anti-litter Action Grids, Grates, and Drains Street Scapes
*Art Happenings Manhole Covers Trash into Art
Chimney Covers Mundane Objects Water Purity
City Views Pollution and Prevention Water Supply
Conservation of Resources Recycling Water Covers
Environmental Protection Sidewalk Scenes Water Works

*Art Happenings included working with groups of all ages for creating rubbings of manhole covers, writing about the experience and painting manhole covers. With advance planning a curator or director and the artist could create an unusual and fascinating exhibition.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2013  “Manhole Messages” Islip Art Museum at Mac Arthur Airport, Ronkonkoma, NY
  • 2011  “Water Works” Toho Water Authority Gallery: Kissimmee FL
  • 2005 “Sewers of the World, Unite” (View Here)
  • 2004 “Underfoot: Manhole and Other Covers”
    Attleboro Industrial Museum, Massachusetts
  • 2003 “Grate Works” Toast Gallery Port Jefferson, NY
  • 1998 “Grate Works” Baltimore, MD: Museum of Public Works
  • 1997 “Recent Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection”
    Islip Art Museum: East Islip, NY
  • 1994 “Manhole Covers” - Invitational, N Y Hall of Science: Corona
  • 1993-1999 “Water Works III” - Suffolk County (NY) Water Authority

Group Exhibitions

  • 2014 “Best of the Best” (1st Thurs. June) FL: Orlando Museum of Art - ”Best of Show,” 2nd Place
  • 2014 “Inside/Out" (1st Thursdays: May) Orlando Museum of Art, Florida  - Winner “Best of Show”
  • 2012  “A Way With Words:Text in Art” Heckscher Museum of Art: Huntington, NY
  • 2012  “Sculpture, The Ultimate Process” (1st Thursday, Jan.) Orlando Museum of Art (FL)
  • 2010  “Water S(our)ce” Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center: Buford, GA
  • 2004 “NY Collects Buffalo State” Burchfield-Penney Art Center: Buffalo
  • 2003 “The Catharine Lorillard Wolf Art Club", NY 107th Exhibition
  • 2002 “Inspired by the Land” Attleboro MA. Museum
  • 1999 “Winners Showcase Exhibit” Smithtown, NY Arts Council
  • 1995 “Listen to the Earth” (Invitational) Emerson Gallery,
    Hamilton College: Clinton, NY
  • 1992 “City Views” Staller Arts Center SUNY: Stony Brook, NY








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