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:

Acrylic mural created with Roberto Salas. San Pedro, California Commissioned by the Social and Public Art Resource Center and the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department. This mural is a tribute to the Gabrielinos who...
South Bay
 Pieces of Classical Greek sculpture and architecture float past planets in this space landscape. Restored by MCLA in 1995.  The last image is of the mural when it was restored by the artist, John Wehrle in 2004. In...
Downtown LA
Portrait of the couple living in this house. Behind the woman is a guatemalan textile, and behind the man is a Pendleton plaid. This is the third time the owners commissioned self-portraits for their garage. They...
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East Los Streetscapers (Wayne Healy, David Botello, George Yepes). Originally exhibited at a folklife festival at Expansion Arch National Monument in St. Louis, Missouri, this portable mural was hung in Victor Clothing...
Downtown LA
This mural in Alhambra, CA is painted on a wall separating the busy street that the mural faces from the railroad tracks on the other side of the wall. The specially constructed wall section in the center is shaped in...
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The artist used many members of his family as models for this mural of a living room scene. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Downtown LA
The central portrait is of an elderly woman who is surrounded by others, young and old. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Ramona Gardens
Rico Lebrun, assisted by James Pinto and William Ptaszynski. Inspired by the biblical tale of Genesis. Noah, after the flood, stands in the center, shielding a child with his cloak. Around him are twisted, sinewy bodies...
East San Gabriel Valley
Three nuclear silos stand ominously behind a worried-looking young boy. The border is a circle of covered wagons, an outmoded method of defense symbolizing our society's false sense of security. Artists: Supervisor, Ian...
South Central LA
Three wizards with words in Gothic lettering : "Drinking and Drugs are Not Magic. Don't Do 'Em." Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park