Kerry Godfrey Open Studio

hin bus depot 31a Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Artist Kerry Godfrey has recreated her studio space at Hin Bus Depot, inviting all comers to creative collaboratively. Her studio takes the form of a dining table, in which she will invite collaborators to create inspired Photomontages from her own photography taken in and around Penang. In her studio anyone can create, converse and collaborate […]

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Open Studios Penang 2022 Opening Ceremony

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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 and Reemergence Exhibition

124 Armenian Street 124 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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 […]

Philippe Durant – Meet the Artist

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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 […]

Zoé Olsommer Exhibition and Open Studio

Coex Ruang Kongsi, Kilang Besi, 123 Jalan Timah, behind Hin Bus Depot,, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Zoé Olsommer graduated from the School of Photography in Vevey, Switzerland. She spent a total of 9 years in Vietnam where she discovered and learnt the refined art of lacquer painting (“sơn mài“ literally meaning “to paint and to sand”). She now uses this traditional technique to address contemporary issues that concerns her, such as overdevelopment […]

Daniel Schürer Exhibition and Open Studio

Coex Ruang Kongsi, Kilang Besi, 123 Jalan Timah, behind Hin Bus Depot,, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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 […]

Stefanie Subczinski Open Studio and Exhibition

Stefanie Fox Fine Art & Tattoo 61 Jalan Sri Bahari, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Stefanie is a German artist, born and raised in a small city near Berlin. She studied Architecture in Germany, worked and lived in England and Spain and travelled around the world before settling in Malaysia in 2016. Here she studied Fine Art at the Equator College in Penang and opened her own studio in March […]

Annabell Ng Open Studio and Presentation

Kafka 15 Jalan Kelawai, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Annabell Ng was born in mainland Penang, Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia. Having been interested 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, Malaysia

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, 123 Jalan Timah, behind Hin Bus Depot,, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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

Gallery at ChinaHouse 153 Beach Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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 […]

Zack Low 2Lows Open Studio and Exhibition

O Sculpture Studio Hin Bus Depot, 31A Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Zack Low is a Malaysian Chinese born in Penang, and a self-taught jewellery designer He is the founder of Laconic contemporary art Jewellery. Year 2000 : Start up Laconic contemporary art jewellery at,Penang Malaysia Year 2009&10 : Exhibition at KLDW .KL’s 1st international Design Festivals.Kuala Lumpur .Malaysia Year 2014 : first solo sculpture exhibition’ Weathering’ […]

Open Studios Penang Group Exhibition

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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, Malaysia

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 […]

Aasiyaa Open Studio and Exhibition

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

Nor Asiah Binti Hashim  (Aasiyaa) was born and lives in Perak, Malaysia, with her mother and a few cats. A teacher and then a medical officer, Aasiyaa's true passion is art. You can visit Aasiyaa in her open studio at Art@Gurney Plaza on Sunday 16th 12pm to 9pm.  

Wendy Woon Open Studio and Exhibition

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

Wendy is a self-taught artists who loves to draw. She is passionate about developing a unique personal aesthetic trademark in the visual art arena. A mother of 3, she started to draw during MCO, 2 years ago. Her last experience of drawing  and painting with watercolours was during high school. She was a Senior designer […]

Spotlight by Penang Art District Finalists’ Exhibition

Blank Canvas 2, Lorong Argus, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

The 5th annual competition designed to reward young emerging Malaysian artists. 100 entries from all over Malaysia were received in acrylics, oil, collage, mixed media, wood and canvas. This exhibition showcases the top 20 entries received. 12 - 7pm ( Fri - Sun). Visits by Appointment Only. Send message through Instagram.

(re)constructed ecologies

hin bus depot 31a Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

(re)constructed ecologies acts as a discursive exhibit, devoting itself to the highly topical subject of ecological change caused by man’s intervention into existing ecosystems. The concept is explored through the lenses of artists who confront the natural world with the built world in an open and thought provoking dialogue within their respective series of works. […]

Alex Leong 7th Solo Exhibition

The Art Gallery 368-4-8, Bellisa Row, Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus, Penang, Malaysia

The Art Gallery is delighted to present to you Alex Leong’s seventh solo exhibition, Watercolour on Canvas. Alex is a watercolourist especially well-known for his panoramic watercolour scenes with lots of details, superbly composed on paper, with feelings of nostalgic memories from his childhood days. For this coming solo exhibition, Alex has decided to push […]

Maria Pilar Up To You Exhibition

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

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 […]

2 LOWS

O Sculpture Studio Hin Bus Depot, 31A Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

A duo showcase by Low Chee Peng x Zack Low 2 LOWS by @Low Chee Peng and @Zack Low was part of Open Studios Penang 2022 which eventuated last month, and to conclude their one month long open studio, both the Lows have created new sculptural works in addition to their initial showcase.  10 am […]

ART in China House

Solo showcases by four artists : The Life of Mr. Cat by Ong Xin Ru Titbits, selected works by CC Kua New collection of works by Dayang van Wezel Forever Magician by Lileng Wong 10 am to 10 pm

Wilderness

Narrow Marrow 312 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

A solo exhibition by Hao Yuan Cheng. Friday to Monday 3pm-11pm Opening Reception : 11th November 2022, Friday from 7pm - 11pm The genesis of the Wilderness series occurred at the beginning of 2020 as Malaysia entered its first lockdown phase against the pandemic. For the artist, the lockdown took the form of a self-imposed […]

Rumput Rampai

World Buddhist Stamps Gallery 129 Jalan Seang Tek, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

A solo exhibition by Ch’ng Kiah Kiean. ‘’For this exhibition, I selected the ‘Wild Flowers Series’ and some of the more common ‘Flower Series’ among the botanical works, and also interspersed with several fruits and vegetables. There is no comparison or distinction in the plant world. Survival and reproduction are nature. Weeds have tenacious vitality. […]

Empat Sekawang

Coex Ruang Kongsi, Kilang Besi, 123 Jalan Timah, behind Hin Bus Depot,, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Four friends from different backgrounds making a change in their life journey by exploring alternatives during pandemic down time. Chuah Teong Meow, Ooi Woi Leong, Ooi Woi Leong and Mei Chee Seong. Official opening 12th November 2pm-5pm

Kaz Leong – From Australia With Love

Jetty35 35 Weld Quay, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

A mature woman, nurse, and social photographer, Kaz 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 […]

Eric Yeoh – Eclectic Painting

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Penang Artist Eric Yeoh has been dabbling in the arts from a very young age. Painting primarily in water colours and acrylic, his style and subject matter is best described as 'Eclectic Penang'. He will be exhibiting an eclectic collection from his works over a period of time, and also painting on site so you […]

Yann Indigo Dye Room Meet The Artist & Exhibition

ArtLane

Yann is a Penang-born artist specializing in designing wearable arts and home decors with indigo dyeing and Shibori technique. She is the founder and designer of Yann Indigo Dye Room. Yann is one of the people who was lucky to identify her passion and natural talent in arts at a young age. She dedicated most […]

Endangered Species by Val Smith

Gusto Cafe 4, Jalan Sungai Kelian, Tanjung Bungah, Penang, Malaysia

Val took up painting as a hobby 11 years ago when she moved to Penang and attended TAES (The Art E Space) studio, where like-minded individuals inspired and encouraged her to steadily improve. She began with acrylics, depicting flowers, trees and landscapes but then, moving on to oils, she discovered she had a passion for […]

Passion Flowers by Aasiyaa

ArtLane

Artist Aasiyaa painted these flowers during lockdown. She will be on site from 11am to 5pm daily on October 7-8th and October 14th-15th at ArtLane to demonstrate how she works.

Pouring Love, Sipping Wine by Tina Lee Degreef

Le Petit Four 314 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Tina Lee Degreef creates exuberantly expressive acrylic fluid art paintings. The fluid art enables her to manipulate paint through pouring and blowing to express emotions on canvas. At the same time, the unpredictability of each pour gives a sense of fluidity to the composition, where control and chaos exist in harmonious tandem. She will be […]

Shop Howard Open Studio

Shop Howard 154 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Howard Tan was born in Penang in 1974. He works and lives in Penang, enjoys spending his time wondering and photographing different part of Malaysia, in particularly Penang. He draws inspiration from the old buildings, the people, the streets, to the wandering cats, the tradespeople and other aspects of the world around him. His latest […]

Love life to the fullest by Adnes Lee

ArtLane

Adnes Lee taught herself to paint during lockdown. She does acrylic painting and loves to explore different types of craft works. She will exhibit her work over both weekends, and invites visitors to watch her sketching in ArtLane, October 7th & 8th from 11am to 1pm. She will be sketching Christmas cards to give away!

Charles Ramachandran Open Studio & Exhibition

ArtLane

Charles Stephen Ramachandran (CSR) was born in 1967 in George Town, and educated at St Xaviers Institution, Penang, he has worked as a hairdresser since 1988. Charles will be exhibiting his work in ArtLane, and will be onsite in his temporary open studio so that you can watch him work on his paintings, acrylic mixmedia […]

Savour the Art of Living by Ooi Viv

Ascott Gurney Penang 8, Gurney Drive, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Ooi Viv's specilaity is pastel and oil painting.  An art and design fashion student by background, she is the founder of Pastel school - Vivnagomi and ZenVee Art Of Therapy Academy Malaysia. She gives art training courses and teaches more than 1000 students around the world online, as well as delivering training courses for workshops, […]

Woodman Exhibition and Meet the Artist with Low Chee Peng

O Sculpture Studio Hin Bus Depot, 31A Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

A solo exhibition by Low Chee Peng. Sculptor Low Chee Peng is a rare sculpture artist in Penang, working wirh all kinds of material, equally well-known for his urban sculpture commissions and for his creative use of materials producing one-of-a-kind sculptures. . This exhibition shows the transformation of remnants of a heritage building renovation into […]

Mothers-in-Law by George Burchett

8 Gurney 1, Persiaran Gurney, Pulau Tikus, Penang, Malaysia

George Burchett was born in and now lives again in Hanoi, Vietnam, and studied art in Paris and Sofia. He has exhibited his works in solo exhibitions many times in Australia, China and Vietnam, and was in Penang for the first Open Studios Penang in 2019. George will be showcasing his current collection of the […]

Ex-Press Yourself by Joshua Foo Guan Long

EX 2-1-18, Solaria Square, Medan Rajawali, Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia

Joshua Foo Guan Long named his studio EX, where he explores, expresses and experiments with his  art & design in order to bring excitement & new experience to the viewers. He enjoys doing sketches, portraits and life drawings. Joshua foo, JF, aka foohaus, Chung Ling 'kiah: Penang 'lang' since 1973; He spent most of his […]