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:

Levi Pónce assisted by Isidro Candelario, Leonardo Tejeda, Alee Ponce, Erica Friend, Monica Cano. A tribute to Pacoima's Ritchie Valens and the other young men who left us in 1959.  In that plane accident Buddy Holly,...
San Fernando Valley
Image © Man One, 2012  
Downtown LA
The script at the bottom of the mural reads: "Have we forgotten that we are spiritual beings having a human experience? In a universe created in harmony, conflict is a creation of your own mind. You have all that...
South Central LA
Done from a painting by Jim Morphesis. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Mid City
Artist: Paul Botello with Alex Castro and Meshel Naraez . 4 panels. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Long Beach
9 panels located in the Margaret Fowler Memorial Garden at Scripps College. Flower vendors are featured in the covered patio along the enclosed garden's south wall. The artist died of pneumonia before finishing the work...
East San Gabriel Valley
Artists: Armando Cabrera and Big Hazard Gang Photo: © Robin Dunitz
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An elderly woman standing with a granny-squared afghan wrapped around her. The model was Lillian Bronson, a character actress who resembled two of the artist's great-grandmothers. In 1981 a new structure built next door...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
This mural was commissioned by the EcoAcademy High School in Pico Union (now Pico Union Tech HS).  Education is a life long journey and technology is a powerful source that can be a key that unlocks new perspectives and...
Downtown LA
"Most people in the  East San Fernando valley have little or no access to museums.  Pacoima can't fly across the world to see this painting, so the painting was brought to Pacoima.  She swapped her earrings on the plane...
San Fernando Valley