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RM2,800.00

Artist: Jonathan Jayasuria
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Size: 80 cm x 100 cm
Year: 2022

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About The Artwork

Penang screams one word, heritage. From wonderful textures & colors of the colonial architecture & the colourful aged signages, Penang is definitely a characterful place. It is also home of one of the most interesting group of people : The Peranakan Culture. It has bled it’s influence & culture into the heart of Penang. Their level of handmade artistry & deep culture that they are fond & very proud of – has stood the test of time. I wanted to pay homage to that culture by replicating the peranakan-lady almost in a dream-like state; with her powerful stature & proud embodiment of her culture sets forth a call for appreciation & hopefully preservation for many generations to come.

Other Details

This is an original painting.
Painting does not come with frame.
Colour may slightly differ when viewed on different screens.
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Meet The Artist

Jonathan Jayasuria
Jonathan Jayasuria is an emerging filmmaker, writer, actor & a self-taught artist from a young age, whose work has been exhibited & sold on multiple occasions & has won countless competitions over the years, such the Grand Prize winner of IMU’s 2020 Art Fest, the Spotlight 2020, 2021 & 2022 Jury – Finalist Selections by the Penang Art District & SW Corp’s Waste To Art Finalists Winners to name a few in recent years.

After graduating from secondary school, Jonathan had worked part time in a comic book/hobby store where he had thought people how to paint miniatures and model kits which explains Jonathan’s love for art and an eye for detail for almost everything as part of his talent and hobby which carries over to his work ethic.
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Dimensions 85 × 105 × 10 cm

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