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April 8, 2021
Groundswell Wins Prestigious Abbey Mural Prize Alongside "Genius" Artists Rick Lowe and Carrie Mae Weems
Today the National Academy of Design (NAD) announced that Groundswell will be amongst the recipients of the 2020 Abbey Mural Prize. The list of grantees includes Carrie Mae Weems and Rick Lowe, both of whom were winners of the $625,000 MacArthur "Genius Grant" in 2013 and 2014 respectivitly. The National Academy of Design’s Abbey Mural program will support the award winners in the form of grants that range from $10,000 to $40,000 in a mission to make public space more open and accessible in local communities through the display of murals.
February 18, 2021
Groundswell Kicks Off Art for Liberation Conversation Series With “Artivism Future: Manifesting Love & Liberation”
Earlier this month, we announced our Art For Liberation Conversation Series in conjunction with our 25th Anniversary Art for Liberation Fund. The series of virtual public programs will feature Groundswell staff, community members, community partners, alumni, and academics covering topics around the intersectionality of art and social justice.
January 26, 2021
Earlier this month, Groundswell Executive Director and nationally recognized art and social justice educator, Robyne Walker Murphy was a guest on the Nonprofit Mastermind Podcast.