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: murals@muralconservancy.org

Artist: Designed by Helen Lundelberg, assisted by Donald Totten. A parade of life-size figures beginning with the early Native American and Spanish horsemen to the pre-World War II period of turbo-prop planes....
South Central LA
Female marathon runner crossing the finish line, breaking through a wall. Restoration by SPARC completed January 3, 2013. Photo: © Robin Dunitz | Photo © Hanh Nguyen (last image after restoration)
Downtown LA
Photo © Hanh Nguyen
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Title: Hog Heaven (a.k.a Pig Paradise) Artist: Les Grimes and Arno Jordan Grimes painted frolicking pigs on the factory walls for 11 years before falling to his death from a scaffold in 1968. Jordan was hired to...
South Central LA
Photo © Hanh Nguyen
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
When sophmore Otis/Parsons students studying drawing with Twitchell discovered he was a well-known muralist, they insisted he show them how to do a mural. This group of self-portraits was the result. The following year...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
From left to right: Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Charlie (Bird) Parker, Tito Puente, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Shelly Manne, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, and Duke Ellington. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Mexican film inspired imagery, including a portrait of James Olmos, and Graffiti style imagery. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
San Fernando Valley
A huge blow-up of Vincent Van Gogh's 'Starry Night', one of the artist's favorite paintings. The brush stroke is purposely done in a graffiti style, partly because that is how Van Gogh painted and...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Surreal landscape with levitating Navajo pottery and a cow's skull. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park

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