B-Series BBson 2020 By Low Chee Peng

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

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 […]

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Chan Shih Ing Open Studio

Paramount Hotel 48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, Penang

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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Watercolours of Anthony Cheah

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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Friends of The Art E Space (TAES)

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

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, […]

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Thomas Powell Open Studio

Thomas Powell Gallery 13 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang

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 […]

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A City Girl in Balik Pulau by Beatrice Liau

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

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 […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 […]

Cecelia Wong Open Studio

Black Kettle 105 Beach Street, George Town, Penang

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Low Chee Peng 2Lows Open Studio and Exhibition

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

Sculptor and artist Low Chee Peng is known for his metal urban sculptures and street art around Penang and elsewhere. You can visit him in his open studio, O Sculpture at Hin Bus Depot, from 10am to 5pm, daily during Open Stduios Penang, and his exhibition will remain open until November 13th. International Exhibitions 2011 […]

Art and Wellness Exhibition, Art Jam and Workshops @ Coex

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

DATE | 14th - 16th Oct  VENUE | COEX @KilangBesi, Hinbus Depot  Enquiries | 012-3320743 ( COEX curator - KJ ) or https://wa.link/d0rrq1  14th-16th OCT | Fri-Sun | 10am-6pm Art Exhibition | featuring :-  Anthony Cheah  Zoé Olsommer  Daniel Schürer  LoveLeeLily  William  Aibee Lim 15th OCT (Sat) by Kem Beng by LoveLeeLily by Joie Koo by […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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 from 2pm onwards. .  

Live Caricature by Azmi Hussin

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

Have your caricature created by Azmi Hussin! Azmi Hussin is a Penang-born cartoonist best known for capturing the nostalgia of growing up and living in Penang with his pen. Although he draws inspiration from his idol and mentor, the legendary Malaysian comic artist Datuk Lat, Azmi continues to showcase the breadth of his talent – […]

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 […]

Art Jam with George Town Artists Collective

George Town Artists Collective Lorong Carnavon, George Town, Penang

Come join an artists' collective for a social painting experience paired with botanical concoctions and locally flavoured cocktails at the art studio. It's a great way to decompress and a fun way to spend a Sunday afternoon! RM120 inclusive of drinks and art materials Book by whatsapp 01172953027

RM120