Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

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MCLA maintains a FREE database of Los Angeles' Mural History linking artists, murals and neighborhoods. The foundation of this database was shaped by Robin Dunitz' book "Street Gallery", the first true compilation of Los Angeles public murals. The MCLA website allows submissions of murals created recently in Los Angeles, forming an ever growing archive joining the historic with the new.

To email your submissions, please send high resolution digital images along with the name of artist(s), location, year size and medium to:

The history of early California, particularly the Los Angeles area. Portraits of Portola and Father Junipero Serra, and a scene showing the de Anza Expedition. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
South Central LA
Stainless steel and enamel relief, 3 panels, approximately 6' x 6' (2 facing the street) and 10' 15' (1 over entrance).  Photo © Robin Dunitz
Artists: Eva Cockcroft, Eric Nieman, Jaime "Vyal" Reyes, Edwin Perez. Assistants: Eddie Reserdes, Fernando Barrios, Marcos Song, Edwin Argueta, Glen Wong, Carlos Ortiz, Mario Mena, and Students & Teachers of Belmont...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
An optimistic depiction of Asian immigrants moving to Los Angeles, melding images of traditional costumes, Oriental architecture, and contemporary life. Symbols of Eastern and Western dance, dress, and technology are...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
To Twitchell, Ruscha is the unorthodox hero of the art world. He painted the face at least three times and his hands twice. 
Downtown LA
Commissioned by Department of Cultural Affairs. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
South Central LA
Tribute to the influence of the entertainment industry with images of the Hollywood Bowl, the making of a movie, and the high kicks of a chorus line. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Young people using the library. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Long Beach
East Los Streetscapers: (David Botello, Wayne Healy, George Yepes) The left wall is Art, featuring playwright Luis Valdez, actor Edward James Olmos, Picasso, and the cave paintings at Lascaux, France. The middle wall is...
East LA