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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.)


October - Michell Ward - October Manhole Madness
Website - PDF 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 art - The Municipal
Posted on January 1, 2015 by Barb Sieminski - Print PDF


Orlando Museum of Art hosts artist specializing in manhole covers - Orlando Sentinel  April 2014 - print 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 Freeman - PDF - August 8th, 2012


“Poinciana Artist Heads to The Orlando Museum of Art”
Freeline by Michael Freeman - PDF - December 27th 2011

“Artist Draws on Spirit of Unity at 9/11 Event” by Michael Freeman - PDF - September 23rd, 2011

"Artist Has Patriotic Passion"
The Ledger by Michael Freeman - PDF  - July 7th, 2011

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

Catch Grate Exhibit ‘Water Reflections’ at Toho Water Authority 
- PDF - 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'"
Ledger on line News   - May 18th 2010

Artsy Shark Interview
Bobbi Mastrangelo’s interview - May 2010

National Resources Defense Council Environmental Art Prize: Mastrangelo one of eleven finalists. - April 2010 


"Attleboro Arts Museum Auction Story"
Sun Chronicle - November 19, 2009

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. Artist of the Month PDF  - February 26, 2006


"Paper Works" to "Grate Works"
Bull & Branch PDF   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 34744 - April 2005

Hot Spring Museum of Contempory Art - MOCA Auction
PDF - The Sentinel-Record Arts Etc., by John Lovett - March 15th, 2005


“Maryvale Alumna Featured in Art display at Buffalo State"
PDF Cheektowaga Times  - by Stephen Koenig - July 2004


“Beauty Under Foot” 
TV Park (Guide) Moscow, by Anna Baskakova (PDF with Translation) - March 12th, 2003


“Cover Girl” 
PDF - Newsday, Long Island Life   - Vital Signs by Caryn Eve Murray - December 15th 2002


“Finding Beauty in the Grate Beyond”
The Baltimore Sun Arts and Society  - Feature by Michael Ollove - September 3rd, 2001


"When the People Care"
(art) Because You Never Know PDF - Long Island Living  - Distinction Magazine by Marcia Byalick - October/November 2000


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

"Grate Works"
PDF - The Times Beacon Record  - by Ray Ellis - October 7th 1999


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

“Manhole Art”
Oxymoron, The Fringe: Oxbridge Com - 1998

“Bobbi Mastrangelo Has Grate Expectations”
PDF - Postcard Collector Magazine - Postcard Profile by Lewis Baer - 1998


Bobbi Mastrangelo
“’The Artist with an Enviromental Edge “
Interview by Lynn Sanders Curley - April 1997 CEI524


Time Capsule - Time Capsule PDF - 1995

"I'm Moving so is my Manhole Art"
PDF Our Town - Names in the News - 1995


“Looking at the Grater Picture”
PDF Suffolk Woman - Feature by Danielle Hayduck - 1994

"A View of Ones Own"
PDF Our Town - Names in the News - 1994

"Art Carney"
PDF Our Town - Names in the News - 1994


“The Manhole is the Message”
PDF - Newsday Part II Arts on the Island  - Feature by Susan Howard - December 5, 1990


"Everything Is Beautiful In Its Own Way"
PDF - Spotlight Magazine by Doris Meadows  - November 1989

"On People: Bobbi Mastrangelo"
PDF Spotlight Magazine by Doris Meadows - October 1989

"Call it Litter- An Art Form All Her Own"
PDF - The Three Village Herald by Marjorie Kaufman - July 19, 1989

Manhole Art Interviews
WUSB FM - by Walter Skretch, Lou Stevens, and Bonnie Connelly - 1986-1989


“Manhole Covers Fascinate St. James Artist”
Long Island News, Channel 12: Reporter, Rosemary Gomez - 1987


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.


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