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

Artists: Rip Cronk, assisted by Juan Burgueno. Michel Caldwell, Dimitree Kadlev, Bruce Smith, and Elizabeth Tenchavez. This mural reinterprets "Venus of the Halfshell," a work by Italian Renaissance painter Boticelli,...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Letelier was assisted by Mary Beth Fama. This mural is a tribute to the history of Venice, and its poets. Featured are Stuart Perkoff (founder of Venice West Cafe) and Philomene Long (poet laureate of Venice)....
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
The theme is unity through strength of diversity. The mural revolves around a tree, the trunk of which is the joined hands of a man and woman looking up from below. Roots of different colors intertwine. A secondary...
Long Beach
Restored by MCLA in 2013. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
San Fernando Valley
A contemporary tribute to a traditional Mexican icon, the Virgin of Guadalupe. Two giants surround the Virgin. The blue giant represents the future. His color in part reflects the artist's concern over the effects...
East LA
Malcolm X and Cesar Chavez oversee portraits of athletes, students, and performers. Sponsored and commissioned by SPARC. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
South Central LA
The mural is about honoring the traditions of indigenous peoples, particularly in the Americas. It charts the passage of time throughout the day and the seasons. There is a Guatemalan back-strap weaver. In the North, a...
South Central LA
On the exterior of the Art Center Building at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
East San Gabriel Valley
Michael Massenburg assisted by Keneth Carnes, Joesph Venable, General Black, and Michelle Grant. Located on the backside of the Vision Theater in Lemert Park. The theater was built in 1931 by Howard Hughes. The Los...
South Central LA
Depicts scenes of community, education, and cultural heritage. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Northeast LA, Highland Park

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