Devenish is set to join the GrainCorp Silo Art Trail, with work starting on the creation of a giant artwork.
The work is being created by renowned Melbourne-based artist, Cam Scale and will be relevant
to the local community.
“Devenish has a strong connection to the First World War, so on the centenary of the end of the War we wanted to acknowledge the courage of this community and all service people”
- Cam Scale
GrainCorp’s Victoria Regional Manager, Peter Johnston, said this is the seventh GrainCorp silo
art project, with five in Victoria and one in Queensland.
“We have seen the enormous benefit this visually inspiring and important community initiative brings to the host town and broader region”
- Peter Johnston
Previous Silo Art Projects. Photo: David Rayside
The idea was the initiative of the Devenish community, led by local farmer Kevin Mitchell.
“The local community has supported this idea with their time and donations and we look forward to it giving a real lift to the area.”
- Kevin Mitchell
Mayor, Cr Don Firth said the Council is very happy to support this project because of the tourism
and community benefits it will bring.
“Being part of the Silo Art Trail is significant for Devenish and the whole of Benalla Rural City”
- Cr Firth
Painting started on Wednesday 11 April and is expected to take two to three weeks.
Be sure to go check it out!