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:

A unique blending of styles by Los Angeles artists Codak Smith and Vyal One, San Diego artist Isaias Crow, and Guadalajaran artist Alhex Dice. Commissioned by Self-Help Graphics. Photo © Vyal Reyes | Photo © Ian...
East LA
Cross-cultural view of Watts as a city. An historically layered visual record of the cultures who have lived in Watts at various times, including Italians, Japanese, Jews, African Americans, and Latinos. Located at the...
South Central LA
A tribute to the art of cinematography and Kodak's essential role. On the south wall is a profile of Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa looking into the eyepiece of a camera. Super-imposed over his image is a...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Fantasy topiary garden of books meant to elicit the pleasures of reading. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Abstract, including "viral images." It was created in conjunction with the World Health Organization's second annual AIDS Awareness Day and "A Day Without Art," which was observed at more than 600 art institutions...
Life at the San Gabriel Mission c. 1800. Photo © Robin Dunitz. 
Mural inside the swim gym of a farm/ranch scene. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Artist unknown (may have been the wife or mother-in-law of the hotel's architect, Robert Stacy-judd). Art deco interpretation of the indigenous civilations of Latin America. The only mural of the original several to...
East San Gabriel Valley
Portraits of 75 directors who have used this recording studio. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Don Bosco Technical Institute. The various trades taught at the school. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
East San Gabriel Valley