I’m gradually getting around to visiting as many painted silos and water towers around the country as I can, and added to that are the many, many brilliant examples of street art and murals in towns across Australia. Here are a few of the incredible silos to look for as you travel in South Australia.
Everyone is heading to northern Australia at this time of year, escaping the cold wintery conditions of the south, and this year in particular there are more people than ever travelling. I’ve written a recent piece for CamperMate on the journey north which is dubbed, The Explorers Way, which you can read about here. For… Read More Darwin Street Art
There’s a bright and brilliant new mural to look for in Goolwa when you’re next visiting the Fleurieu Peninsula. As you drive into town on Alexandrina Road you’ll find Kessell Street on the right and the Ibis Siding Garden Centre on the corner. Turning into Kessell Street, the eye catching mural featuring a blue wren,… Read More A New Epik Mural in Goolwa
It’s high on my list of things to look for when I’m travelling and don’t be fooled into thinking that street art is only in the big cities. I have found plenty of examples in regional towns around Australia and the painted silos are examples of that on a grand scale.
The regional city of Geelong is a little over 75 kilometres from Melbourne and a very creative place to discover. The painted bollards that decorate the foreshore of town are something that people may be familiar with, but my quest on very limited time was to also find some of the amazing street art around… Read More Geelong Street Art
In the January / February issue of On The Road Magazine this year I had an article on finding street art when you’re on holidays. It’s a great way to get to know a town or city by walking around and finding little back alleys which can sometimes be a treasure trove of artworks. I’m… Read More Artsing about in Western Australia.