Groundswell's Summer Leadership Institute at the 2021 Mural Dedication
April 6, 2022

2022 Spring/Summer Program Registration Is Open!

Mural For Change


Groundswell’s Narrative Justice/Murals for Change program will partner with Paramount entertainment company to explore why representation matters, breaking down imagination barriers and re-imagining the world we see. Youth will learn about careers in media arts, receive mentorship opportunities, free art supplies & access to Groundswell Studio. Youth will paint a mural highlighting representation and their collective voices. This group is for youth ages 16-19 years old



22 Voices Her'd Flyer


Voices Her'd is open to young women, femme identifying, gender non confirming youth ages 16-19 years old. Students will explore themes and research on gender & identity with a center on youth of color. Students will paint a large scale mural highlighting their research and voices. Participation includes free art supplies, college, and careers resources/workshops and access to Groundswell Studio.


Public Art-Making


Groundswell Public Art Making Group is for youth ages 14-16 years old. Students will explore a social justice theme in partnership with a community-based organization in Brooklyn. Youth will create artwork with a range of art mediums including paint, printing, photography, and digital tools. Youth final artworks will live in public spaces in Brooklyn after the completion of the program.



Un Doc Flyer

Groundswell in partnership with Francisco Donoso Studio Presents: UNDOCU SPARK LAB Creating space for immigrant and undocu artists to envision their future. Program Overview: This series of workshops are for young artists in 11/12th grade and already in college that identify as immigrant, first-generation immigrant, and/or undocumented.