• Rain Shadow mobile created by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Rain Shadow Exhibition
  • Wintergarden commissioned mobile by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Wintergarden commissioned mobile, Wintergarden building Sydney
  • Walking to Protestor Falls mobile by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Walking to Protestor Falls
  • Walking to Protestor Falls mobile by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Walking to Protestor Falls detail
  • Miranda Westfield commissioned mobile by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Miranda Westfield commissioned mobile Sydney
  • Rain Shadow light created by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Rain Shadow light
  • Double Bay Woolworths commissioned art by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Double Bay Woolworths commissioned art
  • Wintergarden commissioned mobile installation by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Wintergarden commissioned mobile installation, Wintergarden building Sydney
  • Wintergarden commissioned mobile Botany under construction by Jade Oakley, photograph by Carolyn Price
    Wintergarden commissioned mobile Botany under construction
Lily, Ginkgo, and Monsteria commission in Westfield Miranda, Sydney image

Three large commissioned free standing sculptures imbued with a delicacy and whimsy.

Seedpods commission hanging in Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney image

Seedpod mobiles revealing delicate spherical lighting suggesting themes of pregnancy, birth, and metamorphosis.

Vine commission hanging in Westfield Miranda, Sydney image

A large mobile of restrained composition hung in a very busy and expansive void space. Adorned with flickering, glowing pin lights.

Wattle commissioned public mobile image

Slow gently moving mobile of dispersed wattle blossoms. Reacts to abundant natural light and soft air currents

An expansive mobile designed to interact with abundant light and the building itself, extending beyond the main void.

Sky Garden 8 by Jade Oakley artwork image

Five expansive mobiles primarily designed for an audience of children which seek to explore play and wonder.

Rain Shadow exhibition image

Inspired by a rainforest walk in northern NSW. This breathtaking series combines lighting with hand-perforated aged copper elements.

Shoreline I at Sawmillers (detail 1) by Jade Oakley artwork image

Using bronze and copper, Jade designed this robust sculpture to move in a gentle and controlled way responding to the coastline.

Rock Orchid by Jade Oakley artwork image

Hinterland is a series of delicate mobiles inspired by forms from nature and infused with memories of summer.

Shoreline VII  by Jade Oakley artwork image

Responding to the coastal environment of Clarkes Beach Reserve, Jade created the 'Shoreline' series of four mobiles. The sea and the sky can be seen through elements of gently moving work.

Water Over Rocks II by Jade Oakley artwork image

Inspired by the memory of a place, this series of mobiles are meditations on the bush, the coastal heathland and waves breaking over rocks. Exhibited at Australian Galleries in 2010.

Estuary V by Jade Oakley artwork image

Exhibited at Australian Galleries in 2009, this series of mobiles take their colour from the landscape: where salt and fresh waters meet; the murky depths of water and mud and mangrove.

Rain Shadow Exhibition

Australian Galleries
Opening Tuesday 23 August 2016
15 Roylston Street, Paddington, NSW 2021

Exhibition current until 11 September 2016