Penang Street Art (The Old Blacksmith)

A recent art mural painted by showcasing an old blacksmith at work, located at Lorong Toh Aka (Toh Aka Lane) in George Town. Toh Aka Lane is an old street used to be known as blacksmiths’ lane back in the old days of Penang.

The mural is a tribute to Chong Saik Pow, a famous blacksmith who had his workshop and origins at the lane. The art work was created by a local artist named Vincent Phang.

Penang Street Art (Text Art at Lumut Lane)

Another words of art (text based street art) created by Trina Teoh. This art work can be found located at a zinc wall along Lumut Lane, George Town.

For her other text-based art works in Penang, please refer HERE.

Penang Street Art (The Tailor)

A man at work with a sewing machine.

A mural created by artist Vincent Phang at a small alley beside Penang Bazaar, which is also an art tribute to 𝐌𝐫. 𝐀𝐛𝐝𝐮𝐥 𝐀𝐳𝐢𝐳, a local old tailor at the said bazaar.

The alley floor itself is also painted with colorful patterns which makes it an instagrammable place.

Google Map location: https://maps.app.goo.gl/HXyazmvN8YwMrKA19

Penang Street Art (Text ARTs)

Various text arts scattered around George Town, where words transform into a fusion of typography and visual expression that transcends the boundaries of language.

These art works are created by local artist Trina Teoh; https://www.instagram.com/trinateoh. Her other works in Penang can be found HERE.

Penang Street Art (A Thaipusam Art Mural)

A large art mural painted on the side wall of a building along Chulia Street in George Town. The mural depicts a scene of Hindu tradition, which is a celebration of Thaipusam. It is also located not far from Penang’s Little India area.

Penang Street Art (Various Murals in Farlim)

Various art murals found in Farlim, a town in Ayer Itam area which is officially called Bandar Baru Air Itam.

Farlim (as mostly known locally here) is a town consists mainly of residential neighbourhood and was established in the 1980s by the Farlim Group on a land belonging to the Khoo Kongsi. It was said that the name Farlim meant “beautiful forest”.

These murals are located mainly within the Medan Angsana neighbourhood in Farlim.