Art murals nearby the area of George Town’s city center and Komtar complex:
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A large mural painted by Canadian street artist Emmanuel Jarus depicting a boy having a bowl of cendol, a popular traditional dessert in Penang. This mural is the artist’s second artwork, with the first being the “Looking Up” mural painted on the wall of 1st Avenue mall, George Town.
This emblem is the Coat of Arms of the Straits Settlements, the former group of British territories located in Southeast Asia which included Penang. This art work can be found at the Butterworth Street Art Alley.
Various murals depicting the history of Butterworth and its local economy can be found on the walls of the Butterworth Art Alley or Butterworth Art Walk. This series of arts were painted by local artists.
A collaboration between Think City and Zaini Zainul to kick start the local art scene, this small alley, which is right next to Lodge 18 Hotel, was converted to an outdoor gallery of art works. The local artists who contributed to this ‘art gallery’ are Shazwan Jalil, Syamsul Addenno, Suhaimi Ali, Hadi Ramli, Nazmi Jamarudin, Amir Andha and Azmi Husin, along with a monkey sculpture created from mesh-wires by Shahidan Muhamad and Zaini Zainul.
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A beautiful art mural created by street artist Emmanuel Jarus. This artwork titled “Looking Up” depicts a woman looking up from presumably her mobile phone which is being held on her palm. This mural, apparently the largest one in the country, is easily visible if one passes by 1st Avenue shopping mall along Magazine Road. It is painted on the wall of the shopping mall building in George Town.
Jarus is a Canadian mural artist who usually paints the people he meets during his travel.
A recent art mural painted at an alley behind an old printing warehouse at Chulia Street Ghaut in George Town. This art work is created in collaboration by St. Xavier’s Institution, Homesoy and Vilmedia and depicts an old lady at a soy milk stall serving bowls of soy milk to children. This art work can be found just beside Children on the Swing mural.