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:

Depiction of a sculpture of the Aztec rain god Tlaloc. Photo: © Ian Robertson-Salt
Estrada Courts
Student Hong Hoang, assisted by Jennifer Carpenter, Mario Delafuente, Aram Klijian, Francisco Molieri, Ricardo Perez, Jean Shibasaki. A tribute to the cultural diversity of the school, designed by a senior whose family...
San Fernando Valley
Artist: Eden Vanus and Michael B. This colorful tropical landscape was painted in just three days for a Mexican beverage commercial. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Profiles of two large elephants. In 1991 one lost most of his face when a window was installed. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Virgin of Guadalupe. In order shown: Photo: © Isabel Rojas-Williams | Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Estrada Courts
Virgin de Guadalupe. People in the neighborhood have created an altar in front of the mural. Reworked by Joe Rodriguez. Photo © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Ramona Gardens
The mural bears the words: "We did not inherit this earth from our parents, we are borrowing it from our children." Photo: © Robin Dunitz
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Decorative images of angels, lilies, birds, and embryo are juxtaposed with symbols of hard science-books, a microscope, and the caduceus medical logo. The mural is bounded by two painted red ribbons, representing the...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Photo © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Downtown LA
Stark surreal landscape. A reminder of nature's lost paradise for the freeway commuter. Karen Kitchel, assisted by Richard Brisenos, Ana Dube, Charis Dube, Nick Fisher, Jo Ann Kitchel, Poppy Sheldon, and Mario Urista....
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park