As part of the effort to rejuvenate the old Bagan town in Butterworth, this area is being developed as Butterworth’s very own art space. This ‘outdoor art gallery’ hosts various art works or murals from local artists and is organized by Zart Inventive.
Various murals depicting the history of Butterworth and its local economy can be found on the walls of the Butterworth Art Alley or Butterworth Art Walk. This series of arts were painted by local artists.
A collaboration between Think City and Zaini Zainul to kick start the local art scene, this small alley, which is right next to Lodge 18 Hotel, was converted to an outdoor gallery of art works. The local artists who contributed to this ‘art gallery’ are Shazwan Jalil, Syamsul Addenno, Suhaimi Ali, Hadi Ramli, Nazmi Jamarudin, Amir Andha and Azmi Husin, along with a monkey sculpture created from mesh-wires by Shahidan Muhamad and Zaini Zainul.
An art mural found at Love Lane in George Town which appears to be created by Julia Volchkova, a Russian street artist who had created several famous art pieces in Penang. This art work depicts a street guitarist with the caption “For Walking Further”.
Art murals painted at the walls of Penang City Stadium depicting famous legendary football players of Penang. The football players shown are Ali Bakar, Datuk Namat Abdullah, M Kuppan, Pang Siang Hock, Shukor Salleh and Mohd Faiz Subri.
The art murals commissioned by the Penang City Council (MBPP) are painted by a local Penang artist, Mohd Azmi Mohd Hussain.
The new art murals located at the town of Ayer Itam, Penang. These murals depicts various local scenes of Ayer Itam, from the famous “Curry Mee Sisters” in the daytime to the popular nighttime “Disco Fresh Milk” seller in Ayer Itam.
As part of the activities to celebrate the International Women’s Day in Penang, this wall of mosaic art works featuring portraiture of women has been created at Karpal Singh Drive, Penang. The art works were formed from drawings/paintings by over 200 people for the 2015 International Women’s Day celebration.