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February 2020

Sip and Paint with Soon Lai Wai

8 February @ 9:30 am - 9 February @ 12:30 pm
Conservatory, Ground Floor, Heritage Wing, Eastern and Oriental Hotel
George Town, Penang 10200 Malaysia
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RM285

Award winning artist, Soon Lai Wai, who is exhibiting his series of lotus paintings at the Art Colonnade At the E&O Hotel in February, will guide you in the creation of your own masterpiece. Art supplies provided with canapeś and a glass of Taittinger, Brut Reserve, Reims, France. RM285 nett per person, The Conservatory, E&O Hotel Saturday 8th or Sunday 9th February 2020, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. Advance reservation is required. Contact +604 222 2000 ext. 3151 / 3139 or email fbcentral.resv@eohotels.com  …

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March 2020

The Thread of Life, by Dayang

27 March @ 10:00 am - 17 April @ 10:00 pm
Art Space I at ChinaHouse, 153 Beach Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Free

Dayang's exhibition at ChinaHouse is called The Thread of Life. Old pictures tend to trigger nostalgia. The pictures used for the thread of life are negatives taken in 1936 in various places in Asia and the Middle East. Like a journal, these images tell a story about the past. She has enriched these black and white images to combine the past with her perception of life. Experiences that we ‘gathered’ are like dots and life is the line that connects…

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Farida Khan-Evans Open Studio

27 March @ 11:00 am - 5 April @ 5:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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Farida Khan-Evans’ open studio will showcase her paintings and prints with work in progress, in which she blends traditional print techniques with digital imaging to portray George Town scenes and other Penang imagery. Farida will be at The Art E Space, Straits Quay 27th-29th March & 3rd-5th April, 11am- 5pm. Farida has been exhibiting her work for 30 years in UK, Europe and now Penang. She has a Masters degree in Fine Art from Wimbledon School of Art, London and…

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Leong Wai Khong Open Studio

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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Doodle artist and illustrator Leong Wai Khong will set up a temporary studio at TAES. He will showcase his award-winning artworks, processes and transformations. He will be working in his temporary open studio at the Art E Space March 27th-29th and April 3rd-5th from 1pm to 6pm. He will also hold a workshop - exact details to be confirmed. You can learn more about his work at http://www.behance.net/leongwaikhong

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Thai Ping Wong Solo Exhibition

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Jetty35, 35 Weld Quay
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Free

Penang-born Thai Ping Wong has been an artist since 2013, and paints in oils, acrylics, water colours &  mixed media at his studios in London and South West France. He has exhibited several times  in UK and Bangkok with some of his works collected by collectors from Europe, UK and Asia but this is his first time exhibiting in his home town of Penang. He will be exhibiting a selection of his paintings and prints at Jetty35, and will be…

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Dato Chong Hon Fatt Private Gallery

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Chong Gallery, 25 Jalan Dharma
George Town, Penang 10400 Malaysia
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Now in his late 70s, impressionist artist Dato Chong Hon Fatt, known for his oil paintings of Penang scenes, had his first solo exhibition in 1965. He has had 20 solo exhibitions and has participated in more than 80 group exhibitions. He is former Chairman of the Chung Ling Art Society, Penang and former secretary of the Penang Art Society, and was a founding member, in 1985, of the Penang Water Colour Society. In 2012, there was a retrospective of…

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Beyond Canvas Art, and Portrait Painting by Kumar Nagalingam

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Urban Green Cabin, 156 Victoria Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Oil on canvas, water colour, sketches & caricature books - a collection of paintings over the years and most of them are of the surrealism genre. There will also many sketches of Penang, particularly George Town. A lawyer by training, Kumar grow up in Ipoh and has been painting in oils from the age of 13. His exhibition encompasses four decades of his journey as an artist. His work over the years has evolved from copying the work of other artists to…

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Concrete Jungle by Zafrie Zainuddin

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Atas Cafe, 14 Lorong Toh Aka
George Town, Penang 10100 Malaysia
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An exhibition of watercolour paintings entitled 'Concrete Jungle' which highlights the artists’ passion for painting animals & wildlife and architecture. It will be 'Concrete' on one side (his architecture pieces) and 'Jungle' (his animal & wildlife pieces) on the other. Zafrie Zainuddin worked as a consultant at Geografia (Australia) based in Penang, consulting Georgetown Inc on the matters of buildings in the World Heritage Site. He Carried out his postgraduate studies in Urban Design at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK…

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Ch’ng Kiah Kiean Open Studio and Mini-Exhibition

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Kaki Creation, 98-2-11B Prima Tanjung, Jalan Fettes,
Tanjung Tokong, Penang 11200 Malaysia
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Kiah Kiean’s open studio this year will focus on his latest works, the Botanic Series. This mini exhibition showcases his recent botanic series sketches done on location in Penang and also during his travels. The main medium is graphite and water-soluble graphite mixed with watercolour. Ch’ng Kiah Kiean, was born 1974 in George Town, Penang. He graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia with an Architecture Degree. After running his own graphic design studio for about 10 years he is now a fulltime artist…

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Boxed In (One Foot at a Time)

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Project 26, 26 Lorong Carnarvon
George Town, Penang 10010 Malaysia
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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 execute their projects. The exhibition is split into two parts. The first part, which is a preview of the exhibition, will be held at 26,…

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Tim Teh Exhibition

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
8 Boutique by the Sea, Mukim 18, Jalan Tanjong Tokong
Tanjong Tokong, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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Tim Teh is a self taught Penang-born artist and active member of the Balik Pulau Art Society and the Penang Art Society. His work has been exhibited several times in the last three years in Penang, Sarawak and Ningbo, China. His works will be exhibited in the lobby of his hotel in Tanjong Tokong.

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Peter Liew Art Gallery

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Peter Liew Gallery, 31-M The Moment, 4th Floor, Jalan Cantonment
Pulau Tikus, Penang 10350 Malaysia
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Peter Liew Art Gallery has on display fine art paintings of Peter Liew and various East European artists. The artist will be at his gallery to welcome visitors during Open Studios Penang on March 27th-29th and April 3rd-5th, 1pm to 6pm. Peter Liew graduated from MIA in the late 70s with a diploma in fine art and lectured for over a decade before becoming a full-time artist for the past 30 years. He has exhibited his works in multiple countries…

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Universiti Sains Malaysia Fine Art Postgraduate Open Studio

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Studio Practice Postgraduate Studio USM, D29, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Gelugor, Penang 11800 Malaysia
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Studio Practice is a Fine Art sub-field in the Masters and PhD programmes of the School of The Arts at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). There are seven students from both programmes currently doing their postgraduate studies in fine art studio practice. Some of the students are professional artists practising with years of experience. Each student has their own work space in the Postgraduate Studio. The students’ creative research includes the figurative representation of urban society, contemporary representation of Pohon Beringin…

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Passion Flowers of My Heart By Aasiyaa Hashim

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 29 March @ 6:00 pm
Paramount Hotel, 48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
George Town, Penang 10050 Malaysia
Free

Aasiyaa is a full time medical and health officer who paints in what little spare time she has. She has participated in several group exhibitions in Penang and elsewhere in Malaysia, and had a joint exhibition with artist Mandy Maung at Open Studios Penang 2019. She will be on site at her exhibition Passion Flowers of My Heart (acrylic on canvas) at the Paramount Hotel from March 27th to March 29th, 1pm-6pm daily.

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Leang Ming Siew First Solo Exhibition

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Art and Soul Cafe, Hotel Neo, 68 Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Free

Architect-artist Ming Siew’s first solo exhibition, featuring digital prints, paintings and pencil works, inspired by nature, pop culture and fiction. LEANG Ming Siew was born and grew up in Penang. Throughout her schooling years, art was one of her favourite subjects. After completing her secondary education in Penang, she went abroad to complete her tertiary education, graduating with a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Western Australia. She founded LMS Studio in mid-2019 as a channel for her…

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Fazz Ramli Open Studio

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 29 March @ 6:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
Free

Fazz Ramli is a self-taught artist from Penang, living in Germany who specialises in realistic acrylic or watercolour paintings. She loves to capture the colourful delights of nature and seasonal change. Her work has been exhibited in Malaysia (including Open Studios Penang 2019), India, Morocco and Australia. You will be able to meet her and see her work at her temporary open studio at The Art E Space, March 27th-29th 1pm-6pm. Instagram @fazz.kunst

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B-Series BBson 2020 By Low Chee Peng

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Low Chee Peng, a self-taught sculptor with over 20 years experience. Chee Peng first took an interest in art in his teenage years. Shortly after school, he started an apprenticeship with a sculpture company and has never looked back since. As a sculptor, Chee Peng strives to create works that speak both to him and the society. The coldest marble and hardest steel would bend and warm in his hands to create unique works of art, which convey an exuberantly…

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Chan Shih Ing Open Studio

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Paramount Hotel, 48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
George Town, Penang 10050 Malaysia
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Shih Ing Chan, more widely known as Si Chan, was born in 1975, Penang, and graduated with a Diploma in Fine Arts (Malaysia) and Degree in Interior Design (London, UK). Si Chan joined Urban Sketchers Penang in 2014 and is an active member of the Penang Watercolor Society. Si Chan doodles freely making sketches with bold lines en plein air to capture the rhythm and movement of city life with bustling human activity. She will be exhibiting her plein air sketches and…

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Life – an Exhibition of Watercolours & Sketches and Live Portrait Painting by Aibee Lim

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Gudang Café, 5, Gat Lebuh Armenian
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Aibee Lim has been an art instructor for more than 20 years, and is an active member of the Penang Watercolour Society and Penang Urban sketchers. You can meet her in her temporary open studio at Gudang Cafe, March 27th-29th and April 3rd-5th from 1pm-6pm and see an exhibition of her watercolours and sketches, as well as watch her at work painting live portraits. Visitors may have their portraits painted by her for RM 25. It takes around 20 minutes.

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Watercolours of Anthony Cheah

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Gudang Café, 5, Gat Lebuh Armenian
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Anthony Cheah is a self-taught artist from Penang. An ardent art-lover, he specialises in rich watercolours, especially plein air painting of landscapes and seascapes. His work has been exhibited in group exhibitions in China, Thailand and Malaysia. He is a committee member of Penang Watercolour Society, a member of Urban Sketchers Penang, and an Associate member of the American Watercolor Society and the National Watercolor Society (USA). Anthony will be exhibiting his works at Gudang Cafe, and will be there…

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Jonathan Yun Exhibition

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Thomas Powell Gallery, 13 Armenian Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Jonathan Yun is an award winning jewelry artist whose love for the craft is shown in his ability to sculpt intricate pieces. Some of his works will be on display at 13 Armenian Street and he will be there in person to discuss his art with visitors on March 27th-29th and  April 3rd-5th from 1pm-6pm. FB/IG jonathanyunjewelry

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Sơn Mài, Natural Vietnamese Lacquer Painting, by Zoe Olsommer

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Gudang
Free

This series of lacquer paintings is about the unrestrained development taking place in Hoi An, Vietnam, for several years now. Old traditional houses are being knocked down, fish ponds are being drained and filled in to build modern concrete houses, often serving the tourism industry. Despite the increase in income of the local population, this issue contributes to the destruction of the traditional lifestyle in the countryside. The artist aims to show her preoccupation with this topic by creating images…

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Gyotaku: The Art of Fish Print, Open Studio by Kam Yew Chee

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese technique of fish (seafood) printing, practiced in the mid-1800s by fishermen to record their catches. Malaysia based artist, Kam Yew Chee’s objective for this exhibition and open studio is to create awareness and appreciation of the food being served before putting it into their mouth. He feels people tend to neglect the beauty of nature and its occupants, and when eating, the smart-phone’s camera lens has more intimacy with what’s been served than the consumer…

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Colours, by Robert Sherwood Duffield

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Robert Sherwood Duffield is an Australian artist currently living and working in NSW. He will be exhibiting his prints and working in his temporary open studio at Hin Bus Depot March 27th-29th and April 3rd-5th 1pm-6pm. IG/FB rsduffield

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Dirty Donuts

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Azmal Mashudi is a graphic designer, illustrator, silkscreen printer and a founder of Dirty Donuts Print Lab and Basix Lab. His works have been exhibited in Osaka, Japan and he has carried out silkscreen printing for various brands, events and bands in Singapore and Malaysia. Azmal is currently living and working in his studio in Kulim, Kedah. Azmal will be exhibiting his work at Hin Bus Depot and welcomes visitors to meet him March 27th-29th and April 3rd-5th 1pm-6pm IG/FB…

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FLOW – A Mystical Journey Through Curious Minds

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
The Maker Cafe, 243 Beach Street
George Town, Penang 10100 Malaysia
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FLOW is a group exhibition by three Malaysia-based artists who believe that “flow” is our desired state. When they are fully immersed, they feel in a state of oneness with the moment, aligned with the universe, and speak through colours, shapes and images, letting infinite possibilities and creativity bring meaning from the work they do. There’s no single, magical way to achieve the desired state. Art is a never ending journey, to the curious and creative.  They create their own…

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Still Life and George Town, by Lim Lee Kin

27 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Paramount Hotel, 48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
George Town, Penang 10050 Malaysia
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An exhibition of watercolours and oil paintings done both in the studio and outdoors, expressing the colours and unique features of objects and buildings. Artist Lim Lee Kin specializes in still life and landscape paintings.She graduated as an Architectural Draftsman, and is an active member of the Penang Art Society, the Penang Watercolour Society And Urban Sketchers Penang. Lim Lee Kin has participated in many art exhibitions since the 1990s. She will be on site at her exhibition on March 28th & 29th, and April 4th…

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Thomas Powell Open Studio

27 March @ 2:00 pm - 5 April @ 5:00 pm
Thomas Powell Gallery, 13 Armenian Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Thomas is a multidisciplinary Fine Art graduate from the U.K. currently based in Penang. His ever-evolving themes are coupled with research from numerous fields for his indoor & outdoor paintings. View his studio and gallery, look at his finished works and watch him create more, meet the artist, and buy and have signed his recent book “Chinese Zodiac and more”. He will be on site at his studio from March 27th-29th and April 3rd-5th 2pm until 5pm daily.  IG ThomasPowellArtist

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Friends of The Art E Space (TAES)

27 March @ 2:00 pm - 3 April @ 5:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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Free

Friends of TAES include members of the art club who meet at TAES twice a week, as well as artists who have shared our space, both past and present. They are a diverse group of artists, creating works in a variety of media. You will have the opportunity to meet them, chat about their art, and experience the atmosphere of a shared studio ( very little brush throwing, a lot of chitchat and sharing...and yes, we do get some work…

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Editorial Illustration: Communicating Ideas & Getting Hired

28 March @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hikayat Blue, 226 Beach Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM125

Part of a series of three workshops under ‘A Weekend of Comics and Illustration’. Distilling a text into a clear idea and conveying it visually is at the heart of editorial illustration, which covers images made for publications like newspapers and magazines, print and online. Examples of publications that commission such work include the New Yorker, WIRED, Washington Post, Saigoneer, Mekong Review, Tempo, and New Naratif. This workshop is ideal for students and emerging artists who are thinking of working…

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Pop-up Card Workshop with Winnie Cheng

28 March @ 10:00 am - 5 April @ 12:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM90

This is a fun workshop for children and adults where participants get to create their own pop-up card inspired by George Town's iconic shophouses. Participants will be guided on how to cut, fold and glue the template and can customize their card by colouring it in with colour pencils and marker pens. Winnie Cheng is a full-time artist living and creating in Penang. She has a Master of Arts in Art by Research from the University of Brunei Darussalam (2013)…

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Shop Howard by Howard Tan

28 March @ 11:00 am - 4 April @ 3:00 pm
Shop Howard, 154 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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Local artist Howard Tan Jin Ho will be at his studio shop during Open Studios Penang, on March 28th and April 4th, 11am-3pm, to talk to visitors about the photographic prints and collage art he sells there.   IG shophoward FB shop howard /studio howard

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Mikk’s Fine Wood Art

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Mikk’s Fine Wood Art, 2B-2 Jalan Lembah Permai
Tanjung Bungah, Penang 11200 Malaysia
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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 which I shape through woodturning and carving. My carvings often reflect the organic complexity and beauty of the natural world, while my woodturning generates pieces…

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William Phipp Open Studio

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Gudang Café, 5, Gat Lebuh Armenian
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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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 on Saturday and Sunday, 28th & 29th March, and 4th and 5th of April, from 1pm to 6pm.

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Seed – Open Studio/Exhibition by Jareth Khairel

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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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

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Khoo Cheang Jin, 94 Lebuh Melayu
George Town, Penang 10100 Malaysia
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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, mostly during his Sunday sketchwalks with Urban Sketchers Penang. He will be on site at his exhibition on March 28th and 29th, and April 4th…

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BOLD 2.0 – Aboud Fares Open Studio

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Aboud Fares Studio, 3 - Jalan Loh Poh Heng
Tanjung Bungah, Penang 11200 Malaysia
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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 backyard workshop. 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, obtained in 2010. Now he is a full-time sculptor based in Penang, working in his private workshop, using mostly iron…

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BOLD 2.0 – Alaa Shasheet

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Aboud Fares Studio, 3 - Jalan Loh Poh Heng
Tanjung Bungah, Penang 11200 Malaysia
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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 backyard workshop. Alaa Shasheet, was born in Damascus, the capital of Syria. He studied Fine Arts at Damascus University before moving to Malaysia in 2012 to pursue his Masters of Art in International Contemporary Art, then been living there ever since and working in Art Education,…

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A City Girl in Balik Pulau by Beatrice Liau

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 4 April @ 6:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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A City Girl in Balik Pulau is a series of illustrated haikus that reflect various aspects of BalikPulau town that have enthralled 11-year old Beatrice Liau, who moved to Penang in 2019. She is familiar with urban landscapes, having lived 9 years in Singapore and 2 years in New Zealand. Staying in Balik Pulau is the opposite of urban living as she is surrounded by paddy fields.  Fish and prawns are bought as the fishing boats come in with their daily catch, and freshly laid…

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Koay Sheng Tat Studio of Art & Design

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Katak Creation, 98-2-9B, Prima Tanjung, Jalan Fettes
Tanjung Tokong, Penang 11200 Malaysia
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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 animals, big cities to small town, all of these have inspired him to pick up his brushes. Sheng Tat is a member of the Malaysian…

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Dotted Mandala Art by Love Lee Lily

28 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
Downstairs @ Viva Victoria, 169 Victoria Street
George Town, Penang 10030 Malaysia
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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 site at her exhibition at Viva Victoria on 27th, 28th March and 4th-5th Spril from 1pm to 6pm. IG loveleelilys_mandalaart FB loveleelily’s mandala arts PG

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My Story/Our Story: Making Comics Alone And Together

28 March @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hikayat Blue, 226 Beach Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM125

Part of a series of three workshops under ‘A Weekend of Comics and Illustration’. Making comics can be a solo or group effort, depending on your preference and artistic process. This workshop will provide insight on both methods of working, as well as some hands-on comic making activities to explore the creative opportunities unlocked with each method. In the workshop, participants will learn: How to navigate the process of making comics alone and in a team The advantages and challenges…

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The Tea Party by THANK UFO

28 March @ 2:00 pm - 5 April @ 5:00 pm
Ome by Spacebar, 1, Lorong Toh Aka
George Town, Penang 10100 Malaysia
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The Tea Party exhibition by THANK UFO brings the fun and craziness into a cafe space, playing with twists of the tea time happiness. Live painting performances will happen in the café, and the artist hope to have close interaction with the audience and to create a conversation. The painting and drawing is all without intention or expectation. The objective is to have fun, as they adapt to each other’s art without a set theme or direction set beforehand. Visitors are…

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Art Tour with Lusy Koror

28 March @ 3:00 pm - 5 April @ 5:00 pm
hin bus depot, 31a Jalan Gurdwara
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM30

Artist and founder of Little Art House Studios will take you on a guided walking tour around the city and exhibitions and open studios in George Town. As an art writer, artist, curator, art teacher and comedienne, Lusy knows the Penang art scene very well indeed and it will be her pleasure to share it with you in this intimate walking tour where you can discuss and decipher the art together. Guided walks will be offered daily on the Saturdays and…

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Fuan Wong Gallery

28 March @ 3:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
13 Armenian Street, 13 Armenian Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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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 parts of him that had been brought out by his past training in the chinese ‘Hsieh-yi’ style of painting, where great emphasis is placed on the…

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Painting Vibrant Watercolours

29 March @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM60

No more muddy, dreary, just “blah” paintings! This workshop will teach you how to create paintings that are vibrant and have impact. This workshop is not for the absolute beginner. It is best if you have some drawing and painting skills, as we will be jumping straight in with drawing your subject before we start painting.   There will be some colour theory exercises to go through before we actually start painting our subject, but don’t worry! It will be…

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Nasir Nadzir Open Studio – Penang Local Greenery and Flowers

29 March @ 1:00 pm - 5 April @ 6:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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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. It is a new subject for him, and one that is very close to him. He has been experimenting in capturing the distinct peaks of…

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Creating a Comics Pitch

29 March @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hikayat Blue, 226 Beach Street
George Town, Penang 10300 Malaysia
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RM125

Part of a series of three workshops under ‘A Weekend of Comics and Illustration’.   Have a story you would like to submit to publishers, but don’t know how or what to pitch? This workshop covers the basics of what a pitch is, its structure and its materials, as well as tips on navigating the publishing industry as a comics creator. The workshop will also provide participants a chance to finetune their own pitch with personalised critiques from the facilitators.…

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Eric Quah Life Journey- Sailing through Art

29 March @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jade’s Art Space, 170-4-77 Gurney Plaza
Pulau Tikus, Penang 10250 Malaysia
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The artist will talk about his life and his work, concurrent with h=the exhibition of highlights from the his work. Eric Quah was born in 1946 in Taiping and grew up in Penang. He studied and worked in Australia, New York and China for 31 years. In 2003, he returned to live permanently and set up his art studio in Penang. He has held 51 solo shows and hundreds of invited group shows in many countries. He won many international…

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“Painting Shopping Bags “save the planet” With Molly Tay

29 March @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art E Space, Straits Quay 3C-1-3, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang
Seri Tanjung Pinang, Penang 10470 Malaysia
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RM105

Molly Tay studied art at Nanyang Academy of Arts Singapore, and then at Edinburgh University, ands then returned to Malaysia to teach as a Fine Art Lecturer at Equator College. She received her Master of Fine Art and Design in 2005 at the University of Tasmania. She currently conducts workshops regularly at The Art E Space. In this workshop Molly will show you how to paint acrylic on a canvas bag. The price is RM 105 per person including materials.…

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