The latest mural drawn by Julia Volchkova, a street artist who had also created a number of street art murals in Penang. This latest art work reveals a the relationship portraiture of a family, with a grandmother looking over her small granddaughter, and was inspired a real family that she met.
This large mural is painted on the side of a flat near the Batu Lanchang Market.
Various murals and artworks painted by local artists at Bagan area in Butterworth. This area has been promoted as Butterworth’s own street art space.
Butterworth Bagan Art Alley Walk.
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.
Google Map Location to the street art area: https://goo.gl/maps/r89hFHGByfJ2
Temasya is a word in Malay which can be translated as festival or fair. The Temasya Bagan at Butterworth is a monthly festival held by the local community with support from the state government to promote the arts and culture scene in Butterworth. One such initiative is the birth of the Butterworth Art walk Alley.
Art Lane is a newly established art gallery that features both international and local works within an old heritage pre-war shophouse at Beach Street (the house stretches to the other end at Victoria Street), George Town. One can enter the Art Lane from two entrances, one at Beach Street and another at Victoria Street.
Google Map Location: CLICK HERE.
Located at a small alley off Keng Kwee Street (Lebuh Keng Kwee) (where the famous chendul stall is located), this recent mural can be found right behind the Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop at Penang Road, George Town. The mural depicts two children trying to take a ride on the pastry shop’s cart. Another similar but more popular mural can be found at Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop’s outlet at Armenian Street Ghaut.
Art Lane is a newly established art gallery that features both international and local works within an old heritage pre-war shophouse at Beach Street, George Town. The art space is founded by one of the co-owners of China House, which is also located nearby. The walls within the large shophouse serve as the canvas for artists to exhibit their creativity and express their thoughts in a public space.
Google Map Location: CLICK HERE.
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.
This large art mural is created by UK artist Thomas Powell, as part of his Chinese Zodiac art series in Penang. Named “Dripping Dragon” by the artist, the art work depicts a dragon on horseback, who is wearing an ancient Chinese warrior costume. This art work can be found at Hutton Lane, George Town.
Various murals created by street artist Thomas Powell at a ruined and abandoned building in the old town of Butterworth, Penang. This art works depict the local history and culture of Butterworth, which was once a fisherman’s village.