Groundswell Artist

Clare Herron

Artwork contributor


  • Project | 2010

    Star Polishers

    "Star Polishers" was created by two 5th grade classes and frames the entrance to PS 506 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The students read and discussed the poem The Star Polisher by Leah Becks.
  • Project | 2010

    This is Newark (North Ward)

    "This is Newark (North Ward)" was created by four teenagers ranging from 17 to 18 years old as part of a larger initiative in which Groundswell worked with the City of Newark to train its artists, businesses, and community organizations in our unique collaborative model.
  • Project | 2010


    "Longevity" graces the walls of the Lutheran Medical Center Chinese Services Wing, which opened in 2004. Students from Sunset Park High School painted this mural with the hope of making patients feel more comfortable and at home.
  • Project | 2009

    What We Want, What We Believe

    "What We Want, What We Believe" is a mural inspired by the work of legendary artist and former Black Panther Emory Douglas. The mural project was completed in conjunction with a major retrospective...
  • Project | 2009


    Connectivity is featured at the entrance of PS 506 and was created by two fifth grade classes. The mural focuses on the ideas of global community, technology, and journalism.
  • Project | 2011

    Infinite Dreams

    A team of youth led by artists Clare Herron and Grace Baley worked with The Trust for Public Land to transform PS 164's blacktop schoolyard into a green play space for the students and neighborhood residents.
  • Project | 2010

    Lutheran Mosaic

    Twelve youth participated in the creation of the Lutheran Mosaic, led by artists Clare Herron and Yana Dimitrova. The students identified symbols in nature to represent the diverse communities in Brooklyn.
  • Project | 2009

    Worker Bees

    "Worker Bees" was created in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation. It spans 180 feet and is located in Downtown Brooklyn at Cadman Plaza, a major traffic crossroads of people going to and from work.
  • Project | 2008

    Legacy and Career Visions

    Groundswell worked with Youth For Real to create two murals for PS 33. One team, made up of 3rd to 5th graders, focused their mural on community change. Another team was comprised of 2nd graders who focused on career visions.
  • Project | 2006

    Unity Arches

    Unity Arches is a series of five wooden arches with varied dimensions created for Lutheran Medical Center and its Family Health Centers' Family Support Center.
  • Project | 2007

    Future Leaders

    Future Leaders was created in one day by volunteers from Deloitte during a corporate volunteer opportunity at The Future Leaders Institute Charter School in Harlem.
  • Project | 2007

    Farm Aid

    Groundswell attended the 2007 Farm Aid Concert, an annual benefit to promote and provide resources for the work of family farmers. Throughout the day, artists Eduardo Rabel and Clare Herron worked with concertgoers to collaboratively create a pair of banners exploring the idea of "home grown."
  • Project | 2007

    Beautiful Migration

    Through Groundswells Voices Herd Visionaries program, a team of young women created a large-scale mosaic in response to urban environmental issues.
  • Project | 2008

    The Water Cycle

    The Water Cycle was created in the spring of 2008 and is featured on the playground of PS 503 in Brooklyn.
  • 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

    Timeless Rhythm

    Timeless Rhythm, Groundswells first mosaic bench project, was created in partnership with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the Hugh Gilroy Senior Center in the historic Week...