Projects

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  • Local Heroes

    Local Heroes enlivens a once neglected underpass with a vibrant tribute to the local heroes of Flatbush, including cultural icons past and present, citywide, national, and international. ...

  • Our Community Remembers

    This memorial mural was painted to honor the lives of three members of the East Elmhurst community who died in the World Trade Center attacks: Marcello Matricciano, Edward Joseph Lehman, and James ...

  • My Sister’s Keeper

    My Sisters Keeper illustrates the unique challenges faced by women on their road to self-sufficiency and recovery from addiction. The artist team was comprised of women in recovery, and to...

  • We Spark Change

    We Spark Change expresses the values of Brooklyn Community Foundation by creating a mural inspired by the Foundations mission to pursue a fair and just Brooklyn, and to Spark Lasting Socia...

  • Born and Raised

    Born and Raised was created as part of the Gowanus Public Art Series, an important component of the Bridging Gowanus initiative led by Council Member Brad Lander. This series will create new ...

  • 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 Seasons of 4 Downing

    Groundswell partnered with Barrett Design and Development to create a mural project celebrating the history of one of Brooklyns most unique- the "Broken Angel" building at 4 Downing Street in Cl...

  • 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...

  • Brooklyn: Here and Now

    In 2014, four Groundswell youth apprentices came together to create a mural at the Kings County Criminal Court on Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn. Specifically located in the office of Brooklyn Jus...

  • BLICK Industry City

    This project, created during live painting sessions at Industry City for NYCX Design Week 2014, visualizes the history of Blick Art Materials, Utrecht Art Supplies, and the Industry City complex. T...

  • Violence Destroys the Light of Today

    With the support of NYC Council Member Jumanne Williams through the Department of Cultural Affairs' Cultural Afterschool Adventures program, twelve PS/IS109 students worked with two Groundswell art...

  • No Nos Vamos

    Each week, a Groundswell team met with senior citizens twice for two hours to plan and execute our mural. The team began the process with a combination of reviewing the history of Los Sures and sha...

  • Eat Well, Stay Active, Live Long

    Groundswell collaborated with Horizons Juvenile Detention Center and Montefiore Medical Center to develop a series of murals depicting the importance of community health, proper eating habits, and ...

  • 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.

  • Peace Bridge

    Through Peace Bridge, youth artists transformed a pedestrian overpass connecting the Ingersoll and Whitman residential communities. Their design celebrates how the bridge connects and unifies...

  • The City As A Living Body

    Students from New Museums Global Classroom Program (G:Class) created The City as a Living Body in contribution to IDEAS CITY, a biannual street festival and conference series which brings ...