Groundswell Artist

Bayunga Kialeuka

Artwork contributor


  • Project | 2010

    The Privilege of History

    Lead Artist Bayunga Kialeuka oversaw a group of youth in the creation of The Privilege of History, a mural on two walls of Law Studies High School.
  • Project | 2009

    Turning Point

    Turning Point focuses on MS 219s core principles of community, academics, and athletics. The mural addresses the need for young people to develop educated minds and healthy bodies, and speaks to the need for the community’s investment in supporting its most important resource - its people.
  • Project | 2010

    Social Traps

    The students created the mural as an anti-gun violence advertisement for the high school walls. The students researched ways to prevent gun violence, shared personal stories, and created the mural to address these pressing issues.
  • Project | 2009

    The Perfect Equilibrium of Nature

    "The Perfect Equilibrium of Nature" was created in partnership with Tillary Park Foundation, Councilmember Letitia James, and The Urban Assembly School of Music and Art. The goal of the project was to illustrate modern life in developing Brooklyn communities
  • Project | 2009

    This Too Shall Pass

    This Too Shall Pass focuses on the dreams, wishes, and aspirations of the inmates at Rikers Island. The large mural was created in two sections by 18 incarcerated teenagers and adds color and adds color and beauty to a hallway in the jail.
  • Project | 2010

    All Services Entail Tender Loving Care and A Listening Ear

    All Services Entail Tender Loving Care and a Listening Ear was created by a team of youth commissioned by the Black Veterans for Social Justice (BVSJ) organization in Brooklyn.
  • Project | 2008

    Don’t Trash NYC Container Project

    Dont Trash NYC is made up of four works of public art, created in partnership with Mos Carting, a local business that collects and recycles building materials in dumpsters throughout New York City.
  • Project | 2008

    South Brooklyn

    “South Brooklyn” celebrates the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn. Groundswell artist Bayunga Kialeuka worked with youth and administrators from the South Brooklyn Youth Consortium, a community center in Coney Island, to create a mural focused on family, community, and education.
  • Project | 2008

    Reaching New Heights

    As part of our Summer Leadership Institute 2008, Groundswell continued our ongoing partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to create a large-scale mural as part of TPLs redesign of PS 2...
  • Project | 2008

    Incarcerated Minds

    In the spring of 2008, Groundswell partnered with the New York City Department of Correction to create “Incarcerated Minds,” a mural designed by students at the Austin H. MacCormick Island Academy High School on Rikers Island Correctional Facility.