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  • Sunsets and Stars

    Students at PS 169 created a welcoming mural inspired by the Core Values of their school: F. I. R. E. (Friendship, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence). These values are an opportunity to encoura...

  • The 3 Pillars

    The 3 Pillars represents the spirit of the Housing Works organizations core pillars of advocacy, services, and entrepreneurial businesses. The mural is a triptych, with each canvas embodying ...

  • Trans Latinas En Revolucion

    Trans Latinas En Revolucion is a series of three separate banners about transgender Latina womens empowerment created by Make the Road NY participants which will be used in protest marches...

  • DYCD Youth Leadership Conference

    In 2006, Department of Youth and Community Development hosted 400 youth at its annual youth conference, and Groundswell youth artists were chosen to create artwork to celebrate the conference. The ...

  • We're In This Love Together

    "We're in this love together," uses major tarot archaina imagery to illustrate queer communities/families of color and their vibrant legacy. The touch on the intergenerational connections and relat...

  • House of Knowledge, Boat of Success, and The Flow of Knowledge

    Groundswell and Row New York, the only program of its kind dedicated to teaching young people in under-resourced communities the sport of competitive rowing, unveil a mural banner series celebratin...

  • Buy Your Mama A House

    Over spring break, a group of high school sophomores in JPMorgan Chases program, The Fellowship Initiative (TFI), teamed up with four Groundswell artist to create a mural addressing the issue of...

  • The History of Afterschool

    In February 2014, Groundswell artists and youth apprentices participated in a live painting event, presented as part of the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD)s pa...

  • Participatory Budgeting Banners

    Groundswell collaborated with Boys Town residents and Councilmember Brad Lander of District 39 to develop a series of banners and posters for the local Participatory Budgeting process.

  • Rebound and Rebuild

    During a one day mural painting event, Deloitte employees expressed their solidarity with Red Hook in the devastating wake of Superstorm Sandy. Lead artist Esteban Del Valle met with a committee of...

  • CautionMan

    Installed on a streetfacing wall of PS 10, "CautionMan" depicts an intersection with a crosswalk like those found adjacent to a school. Two children, painted in the style of a street sign silhouette, are about to step into the street.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Family Totems

    “Family Totems” was created by groups of students at The Urban Assembly School of Music and Art and their parents. The parents and children studied animal symbolism and imagery at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and then created an animal symbol, or totem, to represent their families.

  • 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."

  • Hunger for Knowledge

    Groundswell partnered with students at the High School for Leadership and Public Service to produce two banners for the schools lobby. The youth muralists developed themes that they felt illustrated the unique qualities of their education