The Galeri GAPENA Maembong in Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka in Kuala Lumpur is currently hosting a group exhibition entitled Pameran Seni Tampak Karyawan. The exhibition will be held between the 21st of October to the 21st December 2012 and is the collaboration between GAPENA or Gabungan Persatuan Penulis-Penulis Nasional and GAPs (Gabungan Persatuan Pelukis Se-Malaysia) together with Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.
Seni Tampak here refers to visual art which means that there will be a lot of works from some of the renowned and emerging artists of Malaysia. The gallery was named after Ismail Embong, one of the most established artists in Malaysia who was given the mandate by GAPENA to manage and operate this prominent art space which was formerly known as Rumah GAPENA.
Three will be more than 100 pieces of artwork which would be featured at the show which are made and produced in the likes of watercolour, acrylic, oil paint and charcoal, among many others. Among the artists whose works are exhibited at the Pameran Seni Tampak Karyawan are Christine Das, Ahmad Zaki Hadri Abdul Raof Ali, Diana Idris, Dato Mahsun Haji Taib, Engku Kamalul Kholid, Fai Zakaria, Chekri Mansor, Dato Tengku Alaudin, Ismail Kadir, Sani Sitok, Zainuddin Abidin Hazir and many others.