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:

Boy playing with paper airplane.
Mid City
David Botello and Wayne Healey assisted by Benjamin Botello, Wenceslao Quiroz, Jose Gutierrez, and students of Whittier College. Located at Whittier College and based on a course taught by Deborah Norden and...
East LA
Acrylic on applied canvas, 2 walls, 20' x 35' (each); rear door surround panels, 4' x 30'; side panels, 8' x 6' (each); front door surround panels, 28' x 6' (each). Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Miripolsky took a large white stucco building and turned it into a canvas for the work he calls “Pomonacopia,” an abstract work that plays with contrasting shapes and although it’s abstract, the mural is filled...
San Bernandino Valley
Artist: Eloy Torrez, assisted by Bob Grigas. Mexican-born actor Anthony Quinn dancing in a manner reminiscent of his role as Zorba the Greek. Behind him is the Bradbury Building, an architectural landmark that is...
Downtown LA
Painted at California State University Los Angeles in 1975. "Por el Pueblo" was the name of the exhibit and the mural. Ismael Cazarez painted the middle section, the justice building, the person holding a...
East LA
Artist: Nora Mukaihata, Mario Aguirre Uriarte & Fredrico Vasquez Ramos Por los Derechos Plenos (For the Rights of People) Photo: © Robin Dunitz
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Por Los Derechos Plenos (For the Rights of the People). Artists: Mario Aguirre Uriarte, Federico Vasquez Ramos, Nora Mukaihata. Sponsored and commissioned by Long Beach Dept. of Parks and Recreation. Photo © Robin...
Long Beach
In the mural on Fairmont ('Por Que'), the Virgin is overseeing a Latino youth dying from street violence in the arms of two friends as the grim reaper stands at his feet specter-like. In the all-brown '...
East LA
A homage to Venice Beach founder Abbot Kinney (1850-1920), who developed the Venice Beach Canals as part of his Venice of America plan in 1905. The canals were built to resemble the look and feel of Venice, Italy. Abbot...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice