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:

"In 1977, when Carlos Almaraz and I were invited by Mechicano Gallery to paint murals at the Ramona Gardens Housing Projects we made the conscious decision to design murals dedicated to women in response to all the...
Ramona Gardens
Artist: Yreina Cervantes. Assistants: Claudia Escobedes, Erick Montenegro, Vladimir Morales, and Sonia Ramos. This tribute to the struggle and strength of the farmworkers and all Latinos particularly emphasizes the role...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Graphic portrayal of the consequences of drugs and violence on the community. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Downtown LA
"It's based on a photo I took of our friend Dianne. The mural is by Thai Town, at Hollywood & Wilton. As always, I painted the figure, Retna painted the background." -El Mac. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt 
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Wayne Healy, David Botello, and Alejandro de la Loza. Images of tree branches with a variety of native birds and animals adorn the underside of a pedestrian bridge in a shady seating area outside the East Portal. Photo...
Downtown LA
Portraits done in various styles. This mural is part of a larger mural series that will reach across the city of Los Angeles. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Northeast LA, Highland Park
Portraits of young Latinos and gang imagery. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Mid City
Hector Ponce painted la Virgen de Guadalupe. The graffiti style imagery was added much later. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
San Fernando Valley
Virgin of Guadalupe. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Mid City
Artists: Supervisor, Mike Alewitz, assisted by Juan Garcia, Mauricio Cabrera, Elden Bookhart, Lydia Velasquez. Working people of different nationalities are shown heading from Los Angeles to the well-fortified U.S.-...
South Central LA