Follow the Silo Art Trail
The Goorambat community is very proud to have Jimmy Dvate’s artwork adorn the silos.
Jimmy is passionate about conservation and is particularly keen to highlight the plight of endangered species.
The Barking Owl is the most threatened owl in Victoria with Northeast Victoria a remaining stronghold for wild populations.
‘Sophia’ came into being during the 2017 Wall to Wall Festival.
Artist Adnate created this stunning mural to depict the female aspect of the Holy Spirit.
Sophia by nature is wise, nurturing, comforting, inspirational and ever present.
This artwork, by artist Cam Scale, is a tribute to the men and women of the Devenish community who have enlisted in military service.
The GrainCorp Devenish silos have long been a symbol of the prosperity of local grain production.
That they now depict an aspect of military service provided by the community is a fitting link between the two.
Painted by artist Tim Bowtell, the silos depict a mural of Sir George Coles, the founder of Coles supermarkets who was a local to the St James township.
The silo bunkers at St James were built in 1943, with bushels of wheat originally delivered to the site via horse and cart; a motif that is displayed in the artwork.
Western Australian street artist Sobrane Simcock was commissioned to paint the privately owned Tungamah Silos in 2018.
This was the first silo to be painted in north-east Victoria, beginning this Silo Art Trail. Sobrane was the first Australian female silo artist.
This stunning visual tribute was created during the 2016 Wall to Wall Festival by renowned street artist Guide Van Helten.
The commission saw Guido incorporate portraits of three local volunteers, Colin Hooke from Chesney Vale Fire Brigade, Robert Green of Taminick Fire Brigade and Danielle Spokes of Winton Fire Brigade
Melbourne based chalk artist Ulla Taylor hand painted the floor of the Barmah Forest Centre over a two week period.
Her paintings are interactive and appear to jump up out of the floor when taking photos. There are fifteen different animals to find that depict the native fauna of the Barmah Forest.