Category: Street Art

Penang Street Art (Local Leaders)

A wall mural painted in 2018 at the Balik Pulau branch office of local political party PKR, depicting the political figures Anwar Ibrahim and Mahathir Mohamad.

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Penang Street Art (Balik Pulau’s The Keeper)

A large art mural depicting an egret (or Bangau in Malay), this artwork was painted by local artist Acit Raman Abdullah in conjunction with the Balik Pulau Festival. The mural was named ‘The Keeper’ and painted after the name of the flat. It can be found at Taman Desa Genting flats in Balik Pulau.

Penang Street Art (Balik Pulau Nutmeg and Durian Murals)

Part of the Balik Pulau Festival, these murals depicts the two most popular and commonly found fruits in Balik Pulau; the nutmeg and the durian. These murals were painted by local artist Nash Arts. These murals can be found at the Tingkat Seri Genting flats.

Muntri Street and The Little Girl in Blue

Can you spot the street art mural at Muntri Street?

Penang Street Art (Balik Pulau Bread Man Mural)

A large art mural depicting a popular local bread seller in Balik Pulau town. According to local artist Andhar A. Samah who created the mural with several others, the bread seller known as Uncle Muniandi (or “Uncle Roti”) is a legend in Balik Pulau who is recognized by everyone there regardless of race. The mural was also created in conjunction with the Balik Pulau Festival.

Penang Street Art (Lily Garden Fish Mural)

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Another art mural painted on the old residential flat of Balik Pulau called Lily Garden. The fish art mural is created by local artist Nash Arts in conjunction with the Balik Pulau Festival in Penang.

Penang Street Art (Fish Lane Mural)

Sponsored by Nippon Paint Malaysia, this large art mural is located at Lorong Ikan (literally translated as Fish Lane). The art work depicts the historical story of the street, whereby vendors used to sell fish, dried salted fish and various spices during the old days. The mural is created and painted by a local artist named Chan Kai Lun.

Penang Street Art (No Single Use Plastic)

Sponsored by AMD, this art mural depicts the ‘No Single Use Plastic’ environmental campaign that is being launched in Penang. This art work can be found at the side wall of Wen Chang Chicken Rice shop in Cintra Street, George Town.

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