Tag: fisherman

Butterworth Street Art: Fishing

A large mural painted on the back wall of an old shop at Butterworth’s old town, featuring a man sitting above the sea with a fishing rod. This art work showcases the origin of the area whereby it was a fishing village and jetty that later thrived into a busy trading port. This mural is part of the series of works of the Butterworth Street Art Alley.

Rural Penang View: Kampung Pulau Betong


An old fisherman shed in Kampung Pulau Betong, Penang.

Butterworth Street View: Repairing the Boat


An old fisherman fixing and repainting his boat at the shore of Butterworth’s coastal area.

Penang Street Art (The Old Fisherman)


A large art mural portraying an old fisherman mending a fishing net can be found at the side wall of an pre-war shophouse in Balik Pulau town, Penang. This amazing and vivid painting was done by Russian street artist Julia Volchkova. This is one of the two murals painted by her in Balik Pulau town.

For Volchkova’s other works in Penang, please refer HERE or for her Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/volchkovastreetart.

Teluk Bahang: A Floating Shelter

Floating Shelter
A floating shelter for fishermen in Teluk Bahang coastal area.

Penang Street Art (Hiding Behind the Broken Coastal Wall)

Girl in White
This mural of a little girl in white dress was painted by Ernest Zacharevic, the famous street artist.
For more info on the mural, please go HERE.

Pulau Betong View: Returning Home

With a rain storm approaching, a fisherman is seen returning home on his boat after a day’s catch at the sea.

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