Groundswell Artist

Demetrius Felder

Born in South the Bronx in 1977, A. Demetrius Felder was first introduced to art as a 10-year-old kid when his grandmother got him one of his first comics. After deciding to pursue a career in art he was accepted into LaGuardia high school for the Performing Arts, before going on to The Fashion Institute of Technology where he was awarded his associates in computer Communications, before joining the United States Army as a multimedia illustrator. Quickly gaining notoriety in the Army, Demetrius received accreditation as a graphic designer and multimedia illustrator at Fort Meade Maryland, after serving for over 9 years he made the transition to civilian life. Now working foreground as well as a lead facilitator Demetrius Felder hopes to make his mark on the city in which he was raised figuratively and literally. 

Demetrius Felder's profile


  • Project | 2016

    Be the Change

    Be the Change encourages elders to serve as mentors so that the young people of the Castle Hill Houses can become a force of positive change and inspiration at their development and in the surrounding neighborhood.
  • Project | 2016

    Dreams and Aspirations

    Dreams and Aspirations centers on the message: the future is in our children. The mural is located at the entrance of a childcare center. The artist team focused on the creating a piece that the young children at the daycare will be able to see themselves reflected in.
  • Project | 2016


    A team of students from the Boys and Girls High School Campus created a mural that reflects the legacy of the campus schools and its many alumnus who excelled in numerous fields, including academia...