Khairel Open Studio

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

Khairel has worked in advertising for 25 years in Penang, and translates his life experiences through brushes and pencils into vivid colours and fine lines. He will hold his open studio at Black Kettle on Friday and Sunday from 2pm to 4pm.

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 […]

Mikk’s Fine Wood Art

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

Mikk’s is an active, working studio, where the artist designs and makes Fine Art Objects in Wood.  As an artist in wood, he appreciates the symmetry of turned vessels and the natural complexity, form and colours of the grain structure in wood.  So, he exploits these elements in his wood art, using exotic local hardwoods […]

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 […]

Cecilia Wong Open Studio

As a self taught coloured pencils artist, Cecelia finds it an inspiring and satisfying journey as she had her artworks juried  in the 26th and 28th Annual CPSA (2018 & 2020) exhibition. She has also contributed her artworks to 2 National Art Textbook (Lukisan Sekolah Seni Malaysia) Form 4 & 5 for Sekolah Seni Malaysia. […]

Zoé Olsommer Open Studio

Coex Ruang Kongsi, Kilang Besi, 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 […]

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 […]

Aasiyaa Open Studio

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.  

Stefanie Subczinski Open Studio

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 […]

Teoh Kooi Pei Open Studio

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

Teoh Kooi Pei was born in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia, in 1984. She later lived in Kedah until she graduated from the University of Malaya with Degree in Architecture. Now, she is a design architect, artist, and researcher based in Penang. She learned about ink painting during her Master's Degree studies at Tongji University, Shanghai, in […]

Ch’ng Kiah Kiean Open Studio

Kaki Creation 98-2-11B Prima Tanjung, Jalan Fettes,, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

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 based in Penang. He published Sketchers of Pulo Pinang in 2009 and Line-line Journey in 2011. Kiah Kiean […]

Kirby Kirby Open Studios

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

Kirby Kirby is a self-taught abstract artist with a heritage in both Hong Kong and England. Her artwork is inspired by her spiritual journey and travels in the US, Europe, and Asia. Art brings her much freedom and peace. It is something she enjoys doing. Her artwork is known to shift atmospheres and emanates peace. […]

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 […]

Putra Open Studio and Exhibition

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

I am Putra Imtiyaz Thaqif Shah bin Putra Iskandar Shah aged 17 years old, born and grew up in Alor Setar. Kedah. As an 'INTROVERT' person, art is my way in expressing my thoughts. i transform my anxiety onto canvasses. Obviously arts is giving me an opportunity to enhance my social skills. Though most of […]

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 […]

Jareth Open Studio

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

Fourteen year-old Jareth will work on drawings and sketches during the Friday and Sunday of Open Studios Penang, from 2pm to 4pm at Black Kettle on Beach Street. You will also be able to see an exhibition of his previous work. Jareth loves to draw, travel and fish! Artist's statement: "Drawing is like a manic […]

Maizul Affendy bin Baharuddin Open Studio

My Sole Studio 8 Lebuhraya Nibong, Bayan Baru, Penang

Maizul Affendy holds a Degree in Graphic Communications (2005) and a Master of Art (Visual Arts and Design) (2011) from the University of Science Malaysia. He won major awards in Penang Young Artist Competition 2001, 2007, 2013 and was a finalist in Malaysian Young Contemporaries 2006 in the National Art Gallery Kuala Lumpur. Maizul has […]

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 […]

Howard Tan Open Studio

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

Howard Tan was born in Penang in 1974.  Having tired of  the work in the software industry after nearly 10 years, he switched to work in photography. He started off by selling his photographic prints in local art and craft markets, then opened his own gallery and shop. He works and lives in Penang. He draws inspiration from […]

Su Ling Teoh Either / Or Design Open Studio

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

Either / Or Design is an artisanal jewelry brand founded in 2019, which encapsulates the true meaning of slow fashion. Su Ling Teoh, the founder, presents the Malaysian heritage in the form of modern jewelry design. Through exploration of contemporary techniques, Su Ling handcrafts each and every piece of jewelry with specialty materials including jewelry-grade […]

Bibichun Open Studio

246 Lebuh Carnavon 246 Lebuh Carnavon, above duck rice shop, George Town, Penang

Bibichun is a George Town, Penang based multi discipline visual artist. He does mainly paintings, wood assemblage installation and woodcut press prints. He is also open for commissions. Bibichun will be working in his open studio at 246 Lebuh Carnavon (above the duck rice shop) on Saturday October 15th.