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:

In the foreground students are immersed in educational pursuits. Behind them and across a bridge stands a shiny downtown with Mother Nature looking on. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
East LA
A colorful mural depicting bus commuters waiting for their bus with a downtown skyline in the background.St. Elmo Village: Lydia Beltran, Maleesha Chandler, Maleysha Chandler, Mark Godinez, Carlos Rittner and several...
Mid City
Open sardine can full of smashed cars. They key is lower down on the wall. Assistants: Zachary Sharp and Anthony Lomax. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
San Fernando Valley
A Childs face. Photo © Robin Dunitz. 
Northeast LA, Highland Park
A swirling multi-colored mural depicting a farris wheel and merry-go-round. There are also three women holding each other. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
A tribute to Cecil Furgerson, an important force in the local African American art community. in 1968 he co-founded the Black Arts Council (with Claude Booker) as an advocacy and support group for black artists. He...
South Central LA
Individuals from successive waves of immigration in Los Angeles. They each hold objects symbolic of their culture. Assistants: Marco Bustamente, Carlos Caprio, and Mae Young Chung. Sponsored and commissioned by SPARC....
San Fernando Valley
IMages of death and bondage linked artistically to the figure of African American men, women, and teens are intended to deliver a strong community message on the health hazards of cigarette smoking. The mural was...
South Central LA
This mural depicts important historical figures such as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Robert F. Kennedy and Cesar Chavez placed amongst an agricultural landscape.  The land is being tendered by farm workers...
South Central LA
Three-part head of the mestizo, a symbol representing the Chicano identity as a mixture of Mexican and U.S. heritages. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
East LA