Penang Street Art (Text ARTs)

Various text arts scattered around George Town, where words transform into a fusion of typography and visual expression that transcends the boundaries of language.

These art works are created by local artist Trina Teoh; https://www.instagram.com/trinateoh. Her other works in Penang can be found HERE.

Penang Street Art (A Thaipusam Art Mural)

A large art mural painted on the side wall of a building along Chulia Street in George Town. The mural depicts a scene of Hindu tradition, which is a celebration of Thaipusam. It is also located not far from Penang’s Little India area.

Penang Street Art (New World Park Art Murals)

Art murals depicting the history of New World Park in George Town. Established in 1939, it was once a venue of entertainment and amusement park popular during the 1950s. Now it is mainly consists of a large open-air food court with hawker stalls which are popular with both tourists and locals, along with a few other restaurants.

Butterworth Street Art Alley (Art Walk at Night)

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

 

Butterworth Street Art Alley (Art Walk)

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.

Lodge 18 Hotel is located near the main road of Jalan Kampong Gajah in Butterworth, beside the Dewan Dato’ Haji Ahmad Badawi field and not far from the ferry and train terminals.

Google Map Location: https://goo.gl/maps/r89hFHGByfJ2

More murals here: