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:

Artists: Dong-In Park, assisted by Shin H. Lee, Dong J. Lee, Justin M. Kim, and Cheong P. Lee. Several panels depict the plight of the newly arrived immigrant. Subjects addressed include cultural shock, loneliness, the...
Mid City
Carla Carr assisted by Kikekawa, Palomares Veneble. Sponsored and Commissioned by Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) in conjunction with Leimert Park and made possible through a contract with the Department...
South Central LA
Originally Mexican master muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros was commissioned by the officers of Plaza de la Raza to paint a mural, but he died before he could do it. Flores was selected as his replacement. The mural is a...
Northeast LA, Highland Park
L.A.'s cultural diversity is represented through architecture, including the Watts Towers, Mann's Chinese Theater, Olvera Street, and Beverly Hills. Freeways twist and turn throughout the mural, linking the various...
Mid City
Illustrates the message that youth have a choice to make: either become creative and make a contribution or choose the destruction and self-destruction of drugs, alcohol, and gangs. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
East LA
Richard Wyatt, assisted by Richard Wyatt Sr., and youth from SYETP: Rafik Burmayan, Chris Castillo, Albert Garcia, Axel Garcia, Vinicio Gomez, Luis Moratayo, Don Russell, Jimmy Silva, and Donovon Thomas. A mural inside...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Terry Schoonhoven, assisted by Roxann Rodriguez, Dante Woodlin, Ren Woodlin, Joseph Zamora, Alez Zenderjas, and Andrew Hinnebusch. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Northeast LA, Highland Park
Photo © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Downtown LA
"The mural 'The Party at Lan-T'ing' depicts the famous calligrapher Wang Xi Zhi (321-379) from the Jin Dynasty, drinking wine and writing poems with his friends when he was forty-seven, hosting a party at Lan-T'ing,...
Downtown LA
Designed by Emily Winters, assisted by Judith Foster. Painted by Jaya, a Women Artists Collective. On the left side a bulldozer tears down a house with someone in it. The other side shows how the Venice canals would be...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice