Projects

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  • The Balance - The Four Faces of Health

    A team of young artists have inspired a holistic view of healthy living at the Queensbridge Houses through a new mural on the Jacob A. Riis Settlement House community center. The Balance The Four Faces of Health, stands in honor of all lives at the development past, present, and future.

  • Cypress Hills Fights for Food Justice

    Cypress Hills Fights for Food Justice is a compelling piece that addresses the issues of food justice in the Cypress Hills community. The mural informs the students of the dangers of sugar in...

  • 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 ...

  • Care. No Matter What.

    Court-involved youth participating in Groundswells Segue program partnered with artists Crystal Bruno and Jules Joseph, Groundswell youth leaders, and Planned Parenthood of New York City to comp...

  • Bridging Transformation

    Groundswell engaged VIP Community Services adult clients in the research, design, and creation of a large-scale mural to generate public awareness around the complex issue of chemical dependency. T...

  • Attack of the Second Hand Smoke

    To create You SmokeWe All Smoke and "Attack of the Second Hand Smoke, students from IS 318explored smoking as a public health issue in partnership with Woodhull Asthma Awareness Progr...

  • You Smoke…We All Smoke

    To create You SmokeWe All Smoke and "Attack of the Second Hand Smoke, students from IS 318 explored smoking as a public health issue in partnership with Woodhull Asthma Awareness Progr...

  • Growing Gowanus

    Groundswell was commissioned by Whole Foods Market to create a series of murals for the exterior of its inaugural Brooklyn store, located at Third and 3rd in Gowanus.

  • The Peace of Womenkind

    Groundswell was commissioned by Montefiore Medical Center to engage young women residents of Horizons Juvenile Center in the creation of two new murals for the inside of two Montefiore OB/GYN clinics.

  • Community and Collaborations for Health

    “Community and Collaborations for Health” was created in partnership with the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center at PS 8. The mural is composed of a series of collaged images. At the center is a heart, framed by arms reaching out to the rest of the canvas.

  • Moving Together Towards a Healthy Bronx

    In 2012, Groundswell partnered with Montefiore Medical Center and its Office of Community Health and Wellness Healing Arts Program to create five beautiful murals celebrating the theme: visions of a health community.

  • 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.

  • The Bloom of a Healthy Community

    "The Bloom of a Healthy Community" depicts several vignettes of healthy activities supported by the branches of a massive tree. Vignettes include a man watering a community garden, children playing in safe, open spaces, and welcoming homes made of fruit.

  • Wings of Fitness

    Wings of Fitness was created by incarcerated youth on Rikers Island. The mural illustrates personal responsibility, for both our health and well-being.

  • Together We Build a Healthy Community

    The imagery for "Together We Build a Healthy Community" is composed of a father and son on the left side of the panel overlooking a scene filled with vibrant images of a healthy community. The entire panel is painted over a wash of bright colors, symbolizing positivity and optimism.

  • Plant the Seeds of a Healthy Community

    "Plant the Seeds of a Healthy Community” is one of five murals created in partnership with Unity Neighborhood Center. The painting is divided by a protective tree of Mother Nature.