Billed as australia s largest outdoor gallery the silo art trail is a collection of 8 decommissioned wheat silos in rural victoria that have been transformed by international street artists. They were painted by street artist sobrane simcock with stage one completed in february 2018.
The first pair of silos show a ww1 nurse and a modern female military medic in the australian armed forces.
Painted silos near shepparton. Sobrane was the first australian female silo artist. About 500 cans of spraypaint five weeks and 130 litres of acrylic paint went into heesco s mural depicting the weddin shire. The rochester silos painted by jimmy dvate.
Brim was the first silo completed in victoria. From benalla drive on to the small town of goorambat where you ll find two works of public art. Sheep hills was painted in late 2016 and was the 5th silo to be included in the asat.
The tungamah silos were the first silos to be painted in north east victoria and set a precedence for more to follow in the next year. The other mural depicts the australian light horse who were mounted troops with characteristics of both cavalry and mounted infantry who served in the second boer war and ww 1. Brim was the 2nd silo to be included in the asat.
Patchewollock was painted in late 2016 and was the 4th silo to be included in the asat. It shows all the painted silos and water towers to the best of my knowledge across australia. Head into your local post office to get your copy today.
Maroon stars for street art locations. Red markers are for silos. Sobrane simcock was the first australian female.
Sophia was painted by adnate and its his depcition of the female aspect of the holy trinity on the wall inside the uniting church. A new way to enjoy silo art. Heesco s work in grenfell was commissioned by the owners of grenfell commodities on whose land the silos are located.
Launched in may 2018 the stamps feature images of our silos in brim victoria and thallon queensland which form part of the graincorp silo art trail. Large scale murals depicting the local culture and community have been painted on the silos by world renown artists in a bid to inject colour creativity. The map is also being constantly updated as new silos and water reservoirs appear around our country.
The art silos by cam scale at devenish are dedicated to the australian armed forces. We ve partnered with australia post to produce these limited edition postage stamps. Rupanyup was painted in early 2017 and by the first female silo artist.
Purple markers are for water reservoirs. This was the first silo to be painted in north east victoria beginning this silo art trail. Black markers for street art towns.
Many great things publication murals silo art. The grain silos feature three works by melbourne street artist jimmy dvate. Explore the street art and murals of shepparton mooroopna and tatura and the silo art in the nearby towns of devenish tungamah goorambat colbinabbin and rochester using the free printable guide below.
Tungamah silo western australian street artist sobrane simcock was commissioned to paint the privately owned tungamah silos in 2018.