Groundswell brings together artists, youth, and community organizations to use art as a tool for social change.


I thought to myself, this organization could be a gateway to enriching and rewarding opportunities that could present themselves to me at any time. More about Durell's story
Durell Baxter, Youth Artist


Working with a powerful community of artists, staff, and youth from different parts of New York has helped me grow as an artist and an individual. More about Victor's story
Victor A. Saint-Hilaire, Artist


Working in a collaborative process, our students gained the knowledge and tools necessary to explore, design and interpret important and relevant messages to the school community. More about IS 62's story
Michelle Esposito, IS 62, Assistant Principal

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June 27, 2017

(Oct 21-22, 2017) Here Hear Exhibition

In order to amplify the underrepresented voices, specifically of people of color, women, and queer folks, that often go unheard and under-acknowledged, Groundswell presents the exhibition, "HERE/HEAR." The 2-day event will feature an artist talk-back on October 21st from 5-6 PM, followed by an after-party sponsored by Blick and Bronx Brewery!