Groundswell Artist

Conor McGrady

Artwork contributor


  • Project | 2012

    Hope, Health, and Home

    "Hope, Health, and Home" was created by the Lang Mural Action class at The New School in partnership with BRC to celebrate the organizations new building on 25th Street.
  • Project | 2009

    I Have a Dream

    "I Have a Dream" graces the walls of the computer room in the NYC Housing Authority Chelsea Elliot Houses. This mural project began in 2008 as a class at The New School, primary aim was to research the history of public art and to design and create a work of public art in New York.
  • Project | 2011

    Stop, Look, Listen

    Youth worked with the New York City Department of Transportations Office of Safety Education and the agencys Urban Art Program to create a mural entitled Stop, Look, Listen on a pedestrian and vehicle overpass in Sunset Park.
  • Project | 2011

    Lang Public Art Squad

    New School students from Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts worked with professional artist Conor McGrady to learn about the mural-making process and collectively design and paint a mural for a community-based organization.
  • Project | 2009

    Brooklyn High School of the Arts Band Room Mural

    "Band Room Mural" features a blend of jazzy musical imagery and Brooklyn iconography. It is a celebration of music appreciation, created for a new band room at Brooklyn High School of the Arts.
  • Project | 2005

    Fourth World Mural

    For this mural, Groundswell youth collaborated with Fourth World Movement, a network of people in poverty and those from other backgrounds who work in partnership towards overcoming the exclusion and injustice of persistent poverty.
  • Project | 2005

    True Pioneers of Hip Hop

    Monroe High School wanted to recognize the historical impact and cultural contribution of the neighborhood to hip hop by creating a mural in the school lunch room to acknowledge and celebrate early Hip Hop culture and the local figures that created it.
  • Project | 2006

    One Community, Many Voices

    One Community, Many Voices includes images of bridges to symbolize a linking of cultures as well as people in both contemporary clothing and the traditional dress of the various African, Asian, Latino, Arab, and Caribbean cultures that make up the surrounding neighborhood.
  • Project | 2006

    Our Community

    Groundswell partnered with PS 38 in Brooklyn to complete a mural for the schools outdoor play yard, which is enjoyed by both student and community members alike.
  • Project | 2007

    Stronger Together

    Youth participating in Groundswells afterschool Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship (TEMA) program created a mural for the lobby of Trade Union SEIU 32BJs headquarters in Lower Manhattan.
  • Project | 2008

    Red Hook Through History

    Red Hook Through History was created by 4th grade students at PS 27, guided by Groundswell artists Conor McGrady and Jonathan Bogarin. The students designed the mural based on research of Red Hook’s history, which is part of the 4th grade curriculum.