Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Nullawil

I believe I have saved my favourite for last. Completed in 2018 by artist Smug (from Scotland). Depicting the Aussie kelpie, a farmer’s best friend. The farmer is only partially represented in the image, with the attention placed solely on the dog, named Jimmy. The detail in the fur and Jimmy’s eyes are simply wonderful.…

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Rosebery

Completed in late 2017, Kaff-eine’s artwork depicts themes that she says embody the region’s past, present and future. Kaff-eine also helped Rone on his Lascelles project. The silo on the left depicts women in the country. Farmers facing hardships of drought and fire with a tenacity that is born of the Mallee area. The silo…

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Sea Lake

Sea Lake is the newest of the Wimmera-Mallee (Victorian) Silo Art trail, which forms part of the Australian Silo Art Trail. There is also a water tank trail, but that is an entirely different story and I really have nothing to share with these as yet. This amazing installation was completed a few weeks before…

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Lascelles

The silo art in Lascelles was completed by well-renowned artist Rone, who has completed several large scale installation, especially in Melbourne, latest being at Burnham Beeches with his Empire. He has also completed some in Geelong, which we have yet to see. Rone spent several weeks getting to know the locals and then two weeks…

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Wimmera-Mallee Silo Art – Rochester

I reckon these silos have to be among the cutest, featuring a squirrel glider and an azure kingfisher, both local and native to the region. Painted by (Jimmy)Dvate. The town of Rochester is super proud of these silos, and why wouldn’t they be. If you would like to read more about Dvate or the cute…

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NE Silo Art Trail – Tungamah

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, the beginning of the NE Silo Art Trail. Sobrane was the first Australian female silo artist. ~ Julz

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NE Silo Art Trail – St James

St James has a population of fewer than 100 residents and is small even by Australian small-town standards. The Artwork here depicts a mural of Sir George Coles, the founder of Coles supermarkets (Now one of the largest in Australia) who was a local to the St James township. The silo bunkers at St James were built in…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 3

Day 3 We woke to grey skies but the rain had mostly stopped, just a few occasional random drops here and there. We made our way over to Sea Lake and the newest of the Silo Art only completed a few weeks ago, as well as some local street art as well. Then onto Lake…

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Exploring the Goulburn, Mallee and Wimmera Regions of Victoria – Part 2

Day 2 We woke to slightly cooler weather and drove back into Nagambie, past Black Caviar (This was the birthplace of the fairly famous Aussie Race Horse, not the food lol). We then drove over to Rochester for more silo art and morning tea. As we left the storm front that had been expected for…

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NE Silo Art Trail – Devenish

The Devenish Silos were a two-part project by artist Cam Scale. The first part of the installation was unveiled on Anzac Day Eve 2018 and coincided with the 100 year centenary of the end of the First World War. The artwork featured both a First World War nurse and a modern-day combat medic. Fifty young men…

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