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:

Three surreal fantastical characters march down the streets of Los Angeles blasting their new sound.  Each fitted with their uniform, but uniquely fitted to their personas. The Dead Beat Drummer, Tiger Tuba, and...
Mid City
Assistants: Rah Azul, Perla Serrano, Stephanie Moreno, Manny Velazquez, Karina Ceja. and many more. This mural was created based on the window and awning, bringing the mural into a 3rd dimension and awakening the...
San Fernando Valley
2 panels. A detailed, pastel underwater scene full of weird creatures. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Long Beach
The scene is of students congregating on campus, involved in various school activities. Dyer, a self-taught artist, was an alumnus of the school. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Long Beach
Designed by Ric Danay and created by Art Neri and Sylvia Montana. Nature's interconnectedness is celebrated in this American Indian story inspired by nyth and spirituality. The thunderbird links a central kachina mask...
Long Beach
Students supervised by artist Betty Dore. A landscape populated by a diverse assortment of animals co-existing peacefully, juxtaposed with signs advertising food and furniture. This school is attended by boys...
East San Gabriel Valley
Play on words and satire are used to illustrate some of the contradictions and social ills of our contemporary "900 number society." In one panel the image of a homeless man on a park bench is juxtaposed with...
South Central LA
A famiily is in the center tempted by negative influences on one side and positive influences on the other. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Mid City
4 panels. Although the artist was Hungarian, the mural's subject matter was drawn from Mexican/Chicano history and culture. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
East LA
Artists: Alfredo de Batuc, assisted by Arutyun Arutyunian, Johanna Coleman, Arlen Guiterrez, and James Stubbs. A portrait of the scuessful Latin actress (1906- 1983) featured in more than 50 English- and Spanish -...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice