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.

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.