Created in 2012, after extensive research and compilation of photographic references, this painting stretches 20 metres around the four walls of the former theatrette in the Murwillumbah Visitors Centre*. With geographical accuracy, it depicts the views from the summit of Wollumbin Mt Warning.
* As a result of the March 2017 flood event in the Tweed, the Panorama is now located in the Murwillumbah CBD : 60 Main Street (entrance adjacent to the Court House Hotel). Open 10am - 4pm (closed Mon. & Tues.) The story of its relocation will soon be documented on this page.
Tweed based photographer Jaap Roskam kindly provided most of the high-res reference photographs. Above: view north-west to Tyalgum village (see inset) and beyond to the caldera escarpments, and north-east to Murwillumbah and beyond to the Tweed Coast (also see below).
"Many people who visit the Tweed are not physically capable of the strenuous walk/climb to the summit of Mt Warning, or they may choose to respect the wishes of Bundjalung Elders who consider it a sacred place. So come in and visit us here at the Centre and experience a marvelous virtual view with very little effort but plenty of reward" Andy Reimanis, project coordinator & principal artist
Contributing artists (from left): Cameron Pitcher, Ros Oakes, Christian Griffiths, Barb Suttie, Andy Reimanis, Regina Rossdeutscher, Greg Newland, Mark Comport, Mark Brombal, Jaap Roskam
This Caldera Art project was funded by Tweed Shire Council in conjunction with Destination Tweed and in-kind support from CAG members.
Header image: Green Cauldron Panorama, eastern view - from Tweed Heads (left) to Byron Bay