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:

An old car. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Long Beach
Artist:: Thomas Suriya, Lynn Hickney. On the top row are six historical portraits: Columbus, Sepulveda, an early pioneer woman, a Native American man, an African-American, and a woman. The small groups of students...
San Fernando Valley
Landscape with waterfall and pre-Columbian icons in the sky. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Estrada Courts
Mountain with road zigzagging to the top. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Estrada Courts
Pre-Columbian imagery, including a man inside a circle. Photo: © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Ramona Gardens
Profiles of skulls, pre-Columbians, and eagles. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Prominent members of the local community, including the founder of the Sentinel newspaper, are depicted. Slogans in the mural-iDon't Move Improver and iDon't Buy Where You Can't Works- refer to activist positions...
South Central LA
The theme is redemption from negative societal influences (drugs, gangs, violence) through learning the history of the Latino and African-American cultures that make up the community. Designed by Pinkney from student...
South Central LA
Surreal interplay between interior and exterior spaces and imagery. An antique chair sits by itself on a cliff overlooking the ocean, a road travels through the inside of a house, cactus and grass grow in a living room...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
Shadowy foreshortened figures. Photo: © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Estrada Courts