Angel Garcia is a local artist from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, where he was born and raised. He is currently attending the Fashion Institute of Technology where he is pursuing a BFA degree in Illustration. Garcia has worked with Groundswell since high school. During his time as a youth participant with Groundswell, Garcia worked on various projects focused on topics ranging from immigration to gun violence. Some of the projects he contributed to include “Building Better Tomorrows” and “Piece Out Peace In.” He is now an Assistant Artist at Groundswell and is looking forward to being more involved in his community through the use of art as a tool for social change.