Rupanyup silos painting to start

RUPANYUP will soon join the ranks of other Wimmera silos, with Russian artist Julia Volchkova arriving at the small town.

Volchkova will paint the silos as part of Yarriambiack’s Shire Silo Art Trial.

Murals have already been completed at Brim, Patchewollock and Sheep Hills.

Volchkova arrived at Rupanyup last week and will soon start painting.

She is the first female artist to join the project.

Born in Siberia, Volchkova studied classical painting before picking up her first spray can aged 18. 

Her work adorns buildings across Russia in St Petersburg and Siberia as well as walls in Indonesia and Malaysia.