Open Studios Penang 2022 Opening Ceremony

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

You are all invited to the official opening of Open Studios Penang, and the official opening of Open Galleries Penang, the group show of all participating Open Studios Penang artists and Open Galleries Penang galleries, upstairs at Black Kettle, on Thursday October 13th at 6pm.

Kumar Nagalingam Open Studio at Utoo Boho Café

Utoo Boho Cafe 156 Lebuh Victoria, George Town, Penang

See Kumar Nagalingam's works at Utoo Boho Cafe, 9am-7pm. Meet the artist 2.30pm-5.30pm daily. Watch him work on-site 3pm-5pm on Sunday 16th only. A lawyer by training, and originally from Ipoh, Kumar has been painting in oils since the age of 13. He characterises his work as spontaneous realism and surrealism. His work has been […]

Kumar Nagalingam Open Studio at Gudang Café

Gudang Café 5, Gat Lebuh Armenian, George Town, Penang

An exhibition of some of Kumar Nagalingamin's work. You can also meet him at Gudang Café 6.00pm - 10.00pm daily and he will paint there on Saturday 15th 7pm-9pm so you can watch him work. A lawyer by training, and originally from Ipoh, Kumar has been painting in oils since the age of 13. He […]

Accacia Open Studio

124 Armenian Street 124 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang

Zafrie Zainuddin, Zaf for short is a visual artist and an occasional photographer based in Penang, Malaysia. He uses the name Accacia Studio as a platform to showcase his work. His artwork comes in a variety of media i.e. watercolour, coloured pencils, acrylic, charcoal, murals and digital paintings. Most of his artwork is of animals […]

Tommes – Meet the Artist

124 Armenian Street 124 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang

Tommes is a Penang based artist and comedian who shows a selection of his last 30 years of painting from wherever he lived. He is not tied up with a certain painting style, technique or medium but adapts according to the story he wants to tell. He was part of several Penang group shows and […]

Maria Pilar Open Studios Penang Graphic Design Exhibition

Mano Plus Upstairs, 37A&B, Beach Street,, George Town, Penang

This exhibition showcases some of the creative artwork for which Open Studios Penang is known for, in large 50 x 50 cm poster format. Hungry Goat is the brand behind which Maria Pilar Juste hides. She is an illustrator, particularly fond of editorial illustration, an art historian, a graphic designer and set designer.  She is […]

Philippe Durant – Meet the Artist

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

Philippe Durant is a Belgian freelance photographer and journalist living in Malaysia since 2013. In the past nine years, he has captured moments, events, places and portraits all over the country. Among others, he has documented extensively and comprehensively the forgotten village of Papan, Perak with thousands of images, 6 videos, a photography book, guided […]

Daniel Schürer Exhibition

Coex Ruang Kongsi, Kilang Besi, Hin Bus Depot,, George Town, Penang

Daniel Schürer, born in Germany, works as an industrial designer. As a balance to this more technical design work, he also pursues artistic activities like painting, printmaking and music. As a water colour enthusiast, he is a member of Urban Sketchers Penang, where he participated in the exhibition “See George Town one drawing at a […]

Kam Yew Chee Open Studio and Exhibition

Macallum Connoisseurs 1, Gat Lebuh Macallum, George Town, Penang

Kam first participated in Open Studios Penang back in 2020. Sadly it was cancelled due to the pandemic. This year Kam is making a comeback, and he is hosted by Macallum Connoisseurs. He will be exhibiting his current works, ‘It’s a Holi-lolly-day! Let’s Celebrate!’, as a response to this year’s OSP theme. His works will be in […]

Karyn Leong Exhibition

Jetty35 35 Weld Quay, George Town, Penang

A mature woman, nurse, and social photographer, Karyn sensitively and respectfully uses what she knows in her images: Womanhood, Caring, Disease Process, Shared Humanity.   She uses her art to raise awareness of complex and often emotive social issues which are a part of life. She has a long association with Malaysia over 20 years through […]

Mandakini Exhibition

124 Armenian Street 124 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang

Artist Statement: "I like to create art out of human emotions. Whatever I have conquered, it reflects through my free spirited, intense strokes and choice of colours. A passionate painter , Ultra marathon runner and born gypsy and traveler, my art speaks of all my experiences and emotions in life." Opening hours: 14th. 2-6pm. 15th […]

Aradhya Negi Exhibition

124 Armenian Street 124 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang

Studying in Dublin, Aradhya is a passionate painter who likes to dabble in watercolors as a medium.  her art much like her approach to life is detailed.   Opening hours: 14th. 2-6pm. 15th &16th: 11am-6pm 

Annies Lee Exhibition

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

Annies Lee is a self-taught Artist from Kuala Lumpur who has a Graphic Design background. Her first painting was bought by a French collector. This momentum gave her the motivation to continue creating and now she is a full-time artist and does a lot of paintings and drawings. Acrylic on canvas was her first medium […]

Annabell Ng Exhibition and Meet the Artist

Kafka 15 Jalan Kelawai, George Town, Penang

Annabell Ng was born in mainland Penang, Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia. Having been interest in creative arts and music, Annabell was sent to music centre by her mother from the age of 5 years old, and pursued her bachelors degree in classical music with a major in piano.  Annabell decided to enrol in a Fine arts […]

Tony Khoo Exhibition

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

With a trusty Canon in hand, alternately with an iPhone, YeeLek Khoo has captured everyday accessible moments one would ordinarily neglect. Maybe his long years in the world of business, furious and frenzied, had spurred him to find joy and purpose in the simple and tranquil. Sans any technical training, he has harnessed his intuition […]

Loveleelily Dot Mandala Exhibition and Meet The Artist

Coex Ruang Kongsi, Kilang Besi, Hin Bus Depot,, George Town, Penang

Born, raised and based in Penang, Lily is a self-taught artist. In 2017, she rediscovered her passion for art and embarked on her journey in Dot Mandala paintings. Through her paintings, she hopes to impart inspiration and empowerment as a reflection of the purpose that drives her art. In each piece, she goes with the […]

Luq Zaidismail Open Studio and Exhibition

Art@Gurney Plaza Extension Wing, Gurney Plaza, Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang

Luq Zaidismail a self taught art-maker with skills build up years of trials and hand-on experiences, was born 51 years ago in the State of Kedah, the Rice Bowl of Malaysia. Though his artistic talent was discovered in his primary school years, Luq Zaidismail started to engage seriously in the art field in 1992.  Luq […]

Intan Azmi Open Studio and Exhibition

Art@Gurney Plaza Extension Wing, Gurney Plaza, Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang

Intan Azmi is a self-taught painter who learnt from her own experience. Born in Alor Setar, Kedah. Aspiring to be a painter since primary school, now holds a Landscape Architecture Degree from UiTM.  Following her deep interest in visual arts, she joins Angkatan Pelukis Kedah (APK) in 2016 , Persatuan Anak Seni Utara (PASU) 2020 […]

Syeefa Open Studio and Exhibition

Art@Gurney Plaza Extension Wing, Gurney Plaza, Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang

11 year old Ainul Syeefa was born in Pendang, Kedah. She started her artistic journey at age 7. Although born with autistic spectrum disorders, she progressly and actively producing colourful artworks , she visualised her surrounding onto various mediums such as canvasses, artboards, ceramics, glasses and art papers. She started seriously in 2019 by joining […]

Zahra Edith Open Studio and Exhibition

Art@Gurney Plaza Extension Wing, Gurney Plaza, Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang

Zahra Edith is a 15-year-old classic rock obsessed and comic enthusiast artist from Alor Setar, Kedah. She inherited her father’s artistic abilities and his passion for art as a career. Her parents took notice of her drawings at the young age of 4 and began to enroll her into many art classes. Her ambition is […]

Dayang Exhibition – The Thread of Life

Art Space I at ChinaHouse 153 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

Dayang's exhibition at the ChinaHouse is called The Thread of Life. The images used for the thread of life are negatives shot in 1936 in Asia and the Middle East by her husband's grandfather, which she enriched to combine the past with her perception of life. Dayang Salim is a Singapore-Dutch artist and designer who […]

Open Studios Penang Group Exhibition

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

Upstairs at Black Kettle you can see works by all the artists and galleries that are participating in Open Studios Penang and Open Galleries Penang. It is the perfect way to plan which of the artists' studios and shared temporary studios you want to visit first! Open 11am until 8pm daily from Friday 14th to […]

Aboud Fares Open Studio

Aboud Fares Studio Back Lane, Belakang 375, Beach Street, George Town, Penang

A Syrian born in 1988 in Damascus, Aboud Fares is a sculptor with a B.A. in Sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Damascus University (2010). Now he is a full-time sculptor based in Penang, working in his private workshop. You can visit him there Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 6pm. Exhibitions: Group Exhibition […]