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S01 E01 - 01 | Bobbi Mastrangelo

AVANT by Women in the Arts, Inc.
Avant interviews manhole artist, Bobbi Mastrangelo, who has a decades-long career celebrating the humble manhole cover, advocating for clean water, and envisioning the essential infrastructure we'll need on Mars.Sculptor and printmaker Bobbi Mastrangelo, also known as the "Grate Lady" has spent her decades-long career creating prints and  ...  See more
Jan 31 2022
Episode’s Soundbites
  • Advice to emerging artists: never give up00:09:56 - 00:10:17
  • Entering art competitions as a manhole cover artist00:13:36 - 00:14:12
  • "Mars Grate": Public Works on the Red Planet00:15:47 - 00:16:12
Episode’s Chapters
  • 00:00:00 - 00:00:56
    00:00:00 - 00:00:56Episode Introduction
  • 00:00:56 - 00:02:05
    00:00:56 - 00:02:05Introducing Bobbi Mastrangelo
  • 00:02:05 - 00:03:16
    00:02:05 - 00:03:16Why manholes?
  • 00:03:16 - 00:07:05
    00:03:16 - 00:07:05What's something the average person wouldn't know about manh ...
  • 00:07:05 - 00:09:33
    00:07:05 - 00:09:33Bobbi's technical artistic process
  • 00:09:33 - 00:11:28
    00:09:33 - 00:11:28Advice for emerging artists
  • 00:11:28 - 00:14:13
    00:11:28 - 00:14:13Key turning points of Bobbi's career and craft
  • 00:14:13 - 00:15:25
    00:14:13 - 00:15:25Mars 2037: Intergalactic Art Exchange
  • 00:15:25 - 00:17:38
    00:15:25 - 00:17:38"Mars Grate": from fiction to a real work of art
  • 00:17:38 - 00:18:35
    00:17:38 - 00:18:35Plumbing and public works on Mars
  • 00:18:35 - 00:19:46
    00:18:35 - 00:19:46Final reflections from Bobbi + episode wrap-up
Transcription

[NATALIA] How many women artists can you name?
How many do you know?
My name is Natalia Guerrero.
And this is Avant, a series by Women in the Arts in to introduce
you to the life, work and legacy of contemporary women artists.
In this first episode of the series, I visit with artist Bobbi Mastrangelo
who was a finalist in the 2020 Women the Arts
"Celebrating the Genius of Women" Competition.
I traveled to Bobbi's studio in Poinciana, Florida, with the
founder and director of Women in the Arts, Maria Guerrero.
Bobbi's worked for over three decades in sculpture and
print-making.
She's a member of the National Association of Women Artists and
has work in museums all over the country.
[BOBBI] Hello, out there.
I'm Bobbi Mastrangelo,
known as the "Grate Lady" because I do artwork based on
man

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Keywords
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