Mikk’s Fine Wood Art

Mikk's Fine Wood Art 2B-2 Jalan Lembah Permai, Tanjung Bungah, Penang

An active, working studio, where the artist designs and makes Fine Art Objects in Wood. “As an artist in wood, I appreciate the symmetry of turned vessels and the natural complexity, appearance and colours of the grain structure in wood. So, I employ these elements in my wood art, using exotic local hardwoods from Malaysia […]

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William Phipp Open Studio

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

Eleven-year old William Phipp is the youngest artist participating in Open Studios Penang 2020. He will be working in a temporary studio and also exhibiting his sketches and oil paintings, which include still life paintings, outdoor sketches and abstract works. William is an active member of Urban Sketchers Penang. He will be in his studio […]

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Seed – Open Studio/Exhibition by Jareth Khairel

The Art E Space Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang

Eleven year-old Jareth Khairel will work on drawings and sketches during the Saturdays and Sundays of Open Studios Penang (1pm-6pm). You will also be able to see an exhibition of his previous work. Jareth loves to draw, travel and fish! This will be his first exhibition.

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Penang in Sketches and Watercolours by Khoo Cheang Jin

Khoo Cheang Jin 94 Lebuh Melayu, George Town, Penang

Khoo Cheang Jin graduated from the School of Architecture, UNSW, Australia. He is President of the Penang Water Colour Society and co-founder of Urban Sketchers Penang. He has previously held 11 solo exhibitions in Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. This exhibition is a collection of sketches and watercolours done on location by Khoo Cheang Jin, […]

BOLD 2.0 – Aboud Fares Open Studio

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

BOLD 2.0 -It is a concept of being Bold, direct, clear and obvious. 2.0 is a continuation of the previous BOLD exhibition showing work by artist Alaa Shasheet and sculptor  Aboud Fares in Aboud's workshop. A Syrian born in 1988 in Damascus, Aboud Fares is a sculptor with a B.A. in Sculpture from the Faculty of […]

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BOLD 2.0 – Alaa Shasheet

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

BOLD 2.0 -It is a concept of being Bold, direct, clear and obvious. 2.0 is a continuation of the previous BOLD exhibition showing work by artist Alaa Shasheet and sculptor  Aboud Fares in Aboud's workshop. Alaa Shasheet, was born in Damascus, the capital of Syria. He studied Fine Arts at Damascus University before moving to […]

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Koay Sheng Tat Studio of Art & Design

Katak Creation 98-2-9B, Prima Tanjung, Jalan Fettes, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Koay Sheng Tat is a Penangite who graduated from the Penang Institute of Multimedia and Design. By day he is a professional visual designer and by night/weekends he is an artist. Ah Tat specialises in watercolour painting that illustrates the classic street life. From colonial buildings to alleyways, plants by the side walk or small […]

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Dotted Mandala Art by Love Lee Lily

Downstairs @ Viva Victoria 169 Victoria Street, George Town, Penang

Penang born and based Love Lee Lily is a self-taught artist who began painting dotted Mandalas in 2017.  Her acrylic geometric patterns, shapes and symbols are inspired by science and nature, and represent her soul. She has participated in 3 group shows in Penang and this is her first solo exhibition. She will be on […]

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Anyhao

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

AnyHao indicates that something happened or will happen in spite of something else, based on this idea a group of creatives decided to put on an exhibition, that requires no curation. Participating artists are: Hao Yuan Cheng, Kangblabla., sumidik, IMMJN, bibichun, Sattama, Shuilam Wong, Ivan Gabriel, and Woodsmen. They will be presenting a mixture of […]

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Fuan Wong Gallery

13 Armenian Street 13 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang

Fuan Wong runs a studio specialising in stained glass and fused glass. He has been involved in glass since 1985 and was largely self taught. The technique of stained glass treats the lead line as a primary element of its design and forces a more mechanistic and intellectual approach;fused glass allows a more emotional and spontaneous response. This satisfies the […]

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Nasir Nadzir Open Studio – Penang Local Greenery and Flowers

The Art E Space Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang

Artist Nasir Nadzir exhibited for the first time at Open Studios Penang 2019 as part of a group exhibition and has subsequently exhibited in the 8”x6” project. Inspired by the botanical works of Esther Geh, owner of The Art E Space, he has recently been working on small paintings of flowers from his mother’s garden. […]

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Boxed-In (One Foot at a Time ) – Exhibition

Vics at ChinaHouse 153, Beach St, George Town

BOXED IN (one foot at a time) is an exhibition which showcases Penang based visual artists from various different backgrounds. Artists were given two wooden boxes which measures 12’’ x 12’’ to let their creative imaginations run wild. The exhibition promises to be a strong group exhibition filled with mystery of how each artist will […]

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Ralph Kiggell Open Studio

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

Thailand-based Ralph Kiggell’s open studio will show him at work, and also he will exhibit prints relating to his work in Thailand and to the tropics, about woodblock printing, and about how it can connect to the environment. He will be at Hin Bus Depot from April 3rd-5th 1pm to 6pm. Ralph Kiggell studied woodblock printing, both traditional […]

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Hakono X Open Studio

Narrow Marrow 312 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang

Hakono builds interactive, site specific and thought-provoking installation artworks and escape rooms. They will be building a site-specific kinetic sculpture at Narrow Marrow on April 3rd-5th, and you can see them at work from 1pm-6pm daily. Hakono is a partnership between old schoolmates Yang Jie and Wynd; Wynd has a background in animation and graphic design, acquiring a BFA […]

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My Sole Open Studio with Maizul Affendy

My Sole Studio 8 Lebuhraya Nibong, Bayan Baru, Penang

Maizul opened his MySole Studio in 2014 (MySole is pronounced the same as Maizul). As a visual artist, graphic designer, and theatre practitioner, this is his PLAY-ground working space. Maizul graduated from USM Penang’s School of Arts with a degree in Graphic Communications in 2005 and a Masters in Visual Arts and  Design in 2011 school of […]

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City Impressions, A Solo Exhibition by Jansen Chow

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

Jansen Chow's 19th Solo Exhibition "City Impressions" showcase a series of artworks on scenes of George Town and other cities but in an abstract interpretations. Jansen’s latest style are now non-specific landscapes which can be interpreted into places almost anywhere and everywhere, using his latest technique of a fusion of modern semi-abstract acrylic medium. Jansen […]

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Kerry Godfrey Open Studio

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

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

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 and Reemergence Exhibition

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 […]

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 […]

Zoé Olsommer Exhibition and Open Studio

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

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

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 […]

Stefanie Subczinski Open Studio and Exhibition

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

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

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

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

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 […]

Zack Low 2Lows Open Studio and Exhibition

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

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

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 […]

Aasiyaa Open Studio and Exhibition

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

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

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

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

(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

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

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

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 […]

Wilderness

Narrow Marrow 312 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang

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 […]