Projects

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  • One Crown Heights

    Over the course of the 2015-2016 school year, a team of young artists collaborated on a public mural addressing the current and future residents of Crown Heights in a time of both change as the nei...

  • Love, Peace, and Hope

    As part of the Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship, a team of young artists created three banners The AIDS Center at Montefiore Medical Center. The banners brighten up a hallway leading into the ...

  • Our American Narrative Continues

    Created for public display at Ellis Island, Our American Narrative Continues is a six-part mural panel series celebrating the rich history of immigration to the United States.

  • 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...

  • Stages of Greenpoint

    Beginning in October 2013, 24 youth artists came together to celebrate Greenpoint through the arts. Over the course of the project, the youth participants got to know the Greenpoint neighborhood by...

  • What You See is Not Who I Am

    Through this project, Groundswell partnered with ArtWorks for Freedom (AWFF), an innovative non-profit founded by award-winning photographer Kay Chernush, to create What You See Is Not Who I Am,...

  • The Game of Not Playing

    The Game of Not Playing was developed in partnership with the GED Plus Regional High School in the Bronx. Inspired by their own educational experiences, the student artists explored the meani...

  • Kaleidoscope Dream

    Kaleidoscope Dream is a series of eight murals that honor the new industries and accompanying workforce that have revitalized the Brooklyn Navy Yard, including film, green manufacturing, farm...

  • Building A Change

    In partnership with the Center for Court Innovation and its Red Hook Community Justice Center, a team of Groundswell youth created a vibrant new mural for installation in the Justice Centers community room.

  • Respect The Work

    In this project, a group of Groundswell youth partnered with Domestic Workers United (DWU) and Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) to help organize domestic workers in their continued fight for justice, dignity, and respect.

  • The People of Sunset Park

    The People of Sunset Park is inspired by the medical staff, hospital administrators, and local residents who have helped make the Sunset Park Family Health Center a vibrant community health center.

  • Transforming Your Transit Into Tranquility

    Transforming Your Transit Into Tranquility was created in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation. It complements a Groundswell project from 2009, entitled “Worker Bees;” together, the two artworks beautify both sides of a traffic barrier in Downtown Brooklyn.

  • The Evolution of Black Veterans for Social Justice

    The Evolution of Black Veterans for Social Justice was created by a team of youth led by artists Leslie Smith III and Menshahat Ebron and the mural chronicles the history of the Black Veterans for Social Justice (BVSJ) organization, from its conception in 1979 to today.

  • Natural Inspiration

    Fifteen youth created "Natural Inspiration" in partnership with the Bowery Resident’s Committee (BRC) and its women’s residence in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

  • Timeless Rhythm

    Timeless Rhythm, Groundswells first mosaic bench project, was created in partnership with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the Hugh Gilroy Senior Center in the historic Week...

  • 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.