Penang Street Art (Vhils’s Carved Portrait)

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As one of the invitees of the Urban Xchange street art festival 2015, Vhils (or his real name Alexandre Farto) is an accomplished Portuguese artist who is well known for his carved portraits on the walls of urban cities. He had also showcased his work worldwide such as Lisbon, Brazil, Paris and London. This large portrait can be found on the wall of an old two-storey building near the ferry terminal in Bagan Luar, Butterworth, Penang.

Penang Street Art (The Phoenix Mural)

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This large beautiful mural depicting a Phoenix is one of the recent art works completed for the Urban Xchange street art festival 2015 in Penang. This art work’s creator is the Chinese-born artist DALeast, who is based in Cape Town, South Africa. He was invited to be one of the participating artists for the festival. The mural was painted with his signature 3D-wires style technique. This mural can be found at the wall of an old building facing the car park of New Savoy Hotel at Hutton Lane, George Town.

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