- » 25/08/2015:
The Commercial is exhibiting for the second consecutive year at the biennial Sydney Contemporary art fair, 10/09/15-13/09/15, at Carriageworks. It will present a group exhibition in the Current Contemporary section - Booth A01 - with all new works by Mitch Cairns, Diena Georgetti, Emily Hunt, Narelle Jubelin, Clare Milledge, Lillian O'Neil and Robert Pulie. In addition to the gallery's stand, Stephen Ralph has been selected for the Installation Contemporary section, curated by The Curators' Department (Glenn Barkley, Ivan Muñiz Reed and Holly Williams). A large group of Ralph's cast concrete sculptures will be exhibited. Information about fair opening hours and tickets for opening night is available on the Sydney Contemporary website.
- » 20/06/2014:
The Commercial is excited in anticipation of its first presentation at Melbourne Art Fair in the Royal Exhibition Building from 13/08/14 - 17/08/14. Presented by the Melbourne Art Foundation, a not for profit organisation, Melbourne Art Fair is one of Australasia’s longest running contemporary art events. For 25 years the Fair has stimulated critical and commercial attention for galleries and their artists directly contributing to the livelihood of living artists. The Commercial will present a group exhibition in the MAF Galleries sector. Collector's passes and tickets to the opening night Vernissage on Wednesday 13 August, 6-10pm are available on the Melbourne Art Fair website.
- » 05/05/2014:
Stephen Ralph is exhibiting in a group show, Assembly: Contemporary Ceramics, at Margaret Lawrence Gallery at Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne. The exhibition includes work by Sarah crowEST, Richard Grigg, Katie Lee, Andrew McQualter, Sanné Mestrom, Stephen Ralph and Jake Walker and is curated by Kay Abude. The exhibition is part of a larger festival celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Margaret Lawrence, referencing her keen interest in ceramics and her ceramics collection. Assembly: Contemporary Ceramics opening: Thursday 08/05/14, 6-8pm. exhibition: until 31/05/14.
- » 01/09/2012:
Two Stephen Ralph sculptures have been acquired by Artbank, Artemis of Ephesus and Altar of Adonis. Both sculptures are 24 carat gold leaf on cast concrete and carved wood. These are the first works of Ralph's to be placed in a public collection.