Recent and Current

Urban art and placemaking.

Public art commissioning.

Artworks for urban, landscape, and commercial spaces, from curatorial concept to realization.

  • Public Art Plan for John Holland – No ordinary apple
    Public Art Plan for John Holland – No ordinary apple
    New client John Holland has engaged Publicart Works to plan and deliver artwork for stage 2 of their ambitious Macquarie Market Place.  A public art plan submitted as part of their DA dug into a ...
  • The Bowline, Newcastle
    The Bowline, Newcastle
    As public art consultants to boutique developer Multipart, we have been engaged to plan and deliver a large public artwork in the heart of Newcastle CBD.  Newcastle City is truly on the move, and the ...
  • Mirvac selects Jade Oakley for Sydney Olympic Park
    Mirvac selects Jade Oakley for Sydney Olympic Park
    Presenting the right range of suitable artists to a client for selection is sometimes a challenge.  Of artists Christina Waterson, Reko Rennie, Warren Langley and Jade Oakley,  Jade was unanimously chosen by the design team.  ...
  • St Leonards Square, by Mirvac, 2019 
    St Leonards Square, by Mirvac, 2019 
    “TREE”  has already passed the pub test with Mirvac’s workers on site, and promises to be a very successful and much loved artwork.  Its soft organic forms,  inspired by nature hark back to Brancusi, and ...
  • Parramatta Light Rail Public Art Strategy
    Parramatta Light Rail Public Art Strategy
    With CBR Downer’s win to build the Parramatta Light Rail, we are further developing our pre-bid public art strategy with Cox Richardson and Context Landscape Architects. Our vision is that of a passenger art experience ...
  • Tree of Life, Harrison Lane, Ultimo, 2019
    Tree of Life, Harrison Lane, Ultimo, 2019
    Artist: Xia Hang, Beijing Client: TWT Properties Landscape Design: Taylor Brammer Lighting: Electrolight Play Consultant: Fiona Robbe Engineering: Event Engineering Referencing the wheels of industry that dominated Ultimo’s past, now stands a tree of life. ...
  • Community Art Project for Wentworth Point Public School
    Community Art Project for Wentworth Point Public School
      Artist Jade Oakley has been appointed to develop and run the program, conducting  a series of sophisticated art workshops for the Wentworth Point school children involving story telling, performance and creative activities, which will ...
  • Delivering artworks for a new Parramatta River park
    Delivering artworks for a new Parramatta River park
    The restoration of the shoreline continues as remnant industries still slowly exit Homebush Bay. We have been working with Landcom and Context Landscape architecture to build a new park on Wentworth Point which decontaminates the site ...
  • Harbord Diggers Memorial
    Harbord Diggers Memorial
    Client: Ganellen Year: 2018 Memorial and Poppy are artworks that pay tribute to the heritage of the Harbord Diggers Club whilst celebrating the reinvention of the Club as a vibrant community venue. In collaboration with ...