Projects

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  • One Day

    In the creation of One Day, Groundswell artists collaborated with corporate volunteers from Deloitte to create a mural at the Future Leaders Institute Charter School in Harlem.

  • Don’t Trash NYC Container Project

    Dont Trash NYC is made up of four works of public art, created in partnership with Mos Carting, a local business that collects and recycles building materials in dumpsters throughout New York City.

  • 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.

  • Grasslands

    Grasslands was created during a day-long painting event for the community room of the Grasslands Homeless Shelter in Valhalla, New York.

  • Nonviolence

    Nonviolence was created in partnership with Inwood Houses Youth-for-R.E.A.L. afterschool program and the Community Change Institute. The students used a variety of media to grapple with a complex issue that directly impacts their community — violence.

  • A Vision of Growth

    As part of Groundswell’s Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) 2008, artists Alex Pimienta and Jessica Poplawski worked with a team of youth to create a colorful mural celebrating the people, changing communities, and future of Coney Island.

  • 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...

  • The Water Cycle

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

  • Eco Nova: Seen and Unseen

    Eco Nova is a large-scale abstraction of form and color. The bold choice of colors and shapes transforms the side entranceway of PS 503, making it a more inviting place for both the students and the residents on the block.

  • Encrucijadas

    In partnership with the Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts at The New School, Encrucijadas was created by a mural painting class led by Groundswell during the Spring semester of 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.

  • The Spirit of Rhythm

    “The Spirit of Rhythm” is located in the music wing of Brooklyn High School of the Arts. A group of art and music students participated in the creation of the mural by contributing drawings and suggestions for the design.

  • Not One More Death

    Youth participating in Groundswell’s Summer Leadership Institute created a large-scale mural and developed imagery for a community organizing campaign to reclaim neighborhood streets from sustained traffic-related deaths in Downtown Brooklyn.

  • 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

  • UPROSE Buses

    Groundswell artist Christopher Cardinale worked with youth from environmental justice leader UPROSE to develop designs for a series of wrap-around vinyl banners.

  • FAC Plaques

    Groundswell artist Mauricio Trenard designed and fabricated 50 plaques for the entrances to Fifth Avenue Committee housing developments in Brooklyn.