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:

Among the subliminal images emerging from the cracks within a painting of a broken wall are a pack of wolves, a cat, an eagle with a snake in its claws, a deer, and a horse. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
West LA, Santa Monica, Venice
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Ralph Morrison, lead violinist and concert master, is on the right and violinist Julie Giganti is the large figure on the left. The Asian man in the central background is Tachi Kiuchi...
Downtown LA
Artist: Trace Fukuhara & Karena Massengill. Two panels highlight the sea life along the ocean shore. The other two panels contain sea gulls and pelicans flying in a diagonal pattern. This project brought together 26...
Long Beach
A couple standing on a pedestal with rainbows behind them. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Ramona Gardens
Photo © Copyright Ernest A. Long III Trust Digital images and Leo Limon, ChicanArtista. Getty Conservation Institute, J Paul Getty Trust.
East LA
Photo: © Robin Dunitz
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Silva with 35 youth. The heart is a recurring element, and within them are visual representations of L.A.'s five largest ethnic communities. Photo © Robin Dunitz.
Mid City
This mural only took six days to complete. Working very fast and around the clock is one of the principles brothers How & Nosm apply to their process. We see the sharp graphic style as in the other with Dabs and...
Downtown LA
This series of works are meant to bring attention to the ongoing civil wars in Africa and the decimation of the animal population as a result. The colors used are loosely based on various African flag colors and...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park