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: murals@muralconservancy.org

Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall, architects and engineers. Anthony J. Lumsden, principal for design. A series of 99 pictographs illustrating significant events in the life of Eight-Deer Ocelot-Claw, a Mixtec...
East LA
Tile mural incorporating images of Pasadena, San Gabriel Mountains, and City Hall alongside two superimposed views of a smiling, bicycling-riding Albert Einstein. Three-dimensional objects upon window frames create a...
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Assisted by Guillermo Bejarano. This mural has since been destroyed. The copyright on the image says 1974, although it was actually created in 1973. This was the artist’s first commissioned mural. This mural was created...
East LA
Carlos Callejo assisted by Christopher Fernandez Callejo. The theme of this mural revolves around the circular nature of sports and how it trancsends time, cultures, and tradition. The central figure in the middle is...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
This mural was commissioned to complement a replica of the Bell of Dolores, which was donated to Los Angeles by the Mexican government in 1968. When Father Hidalgo rang the original bell in Dolores, Mexico, on September...
Downtown LA
Two large muscular figures dominate the mural. While one struggles for identity and liberation from ignorance, the other extends open arms toward a future of education and knowledge. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
East LA
The mural design for the Florence Avenue Parking Lot draws inspiration from the energy one can feel from the community members, workers, shop owners and commuters along with the families and children that are constantly...
South Central LA
The title of the piece links the 52 years separating the 1932 and the 1984 Olympic Games held in Los Angeles, with an Aztec tradition in which all lights were extinguished every 52 years followed by igniting a new torch...
Downtown LA
Ernesto de la Loza assisted by Naomi Goffman. Breaking barriers. How immigrants contribute to our everyday lives, including a solo image of a day laborer. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
(The Fifth Sun) An allegory about Los Angeles, featuring a woman pregnant with the future. She is surrounded by references to street culture. The mural is also a tribute to the art of fresco with representations of...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice

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