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:

Victor Steinbacher assisted by Leo Sanchez. Three racially diverse faces. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Portraits of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Cesar Chavez. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
South Central LA
The university of music is portrayed by showing how important to different cultures music is today and has been throughout history. Done as part of the Mural Mentor Project. Assistants: Brittany Powers, Opie Ortiz, Glen...
Long Beach
These murals, mounted above the platform benches, examine the history of Compton with particular emphasis on the arrival of the various ethnic groups that have contributed to the character of the city. Included are a...
South Central LA
The interior historical mural begins on the far left with Moses holding the Ten Commandments. Also portrayed are the 2000-year-old Code of Hammurabi, the four freedoms granted by the U.S. Bill of Rights, the Magna Carta...
South Central LA
Unemployed people waiting for relief paychecks, getting their money, shopping for groceries, finding jobs, and doing government work. This is one of the only local New Deal murals that makes reference to the difficult...
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
This mural has been discribed as  an "Abstract Expressionism of a Street Romantic VooDoo with emotional Landscapes of a Melodic Symphony Through Color Therapy." by the artist.Photo: © Chor Boogie.
Downtown LA
Assisted by: Bobby Yi, Jezreel Balajadia, Rod Parong, Rogelio Galang, and Alen Terre. The Untited States, represented as a woman with a torch, is welcoming immigrants to building California. Sponsored and commissioned...
Mid City
East Los Streetscapers: (David Botello, Wayne Healy, George Yepes. Assisted by Paul Botello, David Morin, and Ismael Cazarez) A corrido is a traditional, ballad-style Mexican song. In this mural, local musician...
East LA
In the first part of the 20th century, Covina was a mjor citrus-producing area.  but after WWII that changed, and pretty much all of the citrus groves have now been replaced by housing and business developments.  In...
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