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:

On the bottom sides are black Madonna blessing the forehead of a girl and a saintly man blessing the heart of another child. Above, near the roof, are two angels and a female phoenix. This mural was commissioned...
South Central LA
"The Preciousness of the Hunt" by South African artist Faith47 is set to celebrate and commemorate the revitailzation of the neighborhood, and positively reflect on the future of this area.  The poetic motif of elegant...
Downtown LA
Goez Art Studio. (Designed by Frank Martinez. Project director, José-Luis Gonzalez.) Using symbolism and a style that resembles stained glass, this mural covers the history of the Mexican American people from before the...
East LA
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
"People are anxious to change their circumstances. Yet.. are unwilling to change themselves.. therefore they are bound." This wall was buffed in May 2012.
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Originally painted by David Botello, Joe Gonzalez, Johnny Gonzalez, and Robert Arenivar. Repainted in 2013 by David Botello, Joe Gonzalez, and Benjamin Botello. The Short Life of John Doe ( La Vida Breve de Alfonso...
East LA
Kuk Chul Han, assisted by Nayon Kang and Julie Park. Sponsored and commissioned by SPARC. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Mid City
A historical tribute to the aerospace industry. El Segundo in known as the Aerospace Capital- local aerospace, satellite, and communications companies here have been in the forefront of research and new developments....
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
A friar leads a small herd of goats along a country road as a stagecoach full of passengers goes by. Photo: © Ian Robertson-Salt
Artists: Created by Don Juan/Johnny D. González (project concept and theme, architectural and mural design), David Botello and Robert Arenivar (mural design). Ceramic Tile manufactured and installed by Joel Suro...
East LA