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About us

Gral is a company founded in Skopje in 1991 as a gallery-antique shop for trade in works of art and antiques. Since 2008 GRAL has been performing with a sales gallery and its own exhibition space in the center of Skopje. In the past 12 years GRAL has dedicated itself to exposing and nurturing the painting medium as a relevant form of expression, exploring the spaces and discussions opened by painting and following its development in the Macedonian context. The gallery collaborates with some of the most important modern and contemporary artists in the country, striving to achieve close collaborations and support of young artists.

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In 2006, GRAL was the main organizer and coordinator in the process of performing the two mosaic friezes of Gligor Cemerski “Macedonia a warm country” and “The country remembers” at the Presidential Residence of the Republic of North Macedonia- Villa Vodno. The GRAL Gallery worked closely with the author and was the organizer of some of his most important international presentations. The gallery has organized several projects, exhibitions and collaborations in the country and abroad, among which stand out:
1998 Gligor Chemerski, X Building, World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC;
2000 Gligor Chemerski, Fayetteville Museum of Art, North Carolina, USA;
2005 Gligor Cemerski and His No Boundaries Friends, Sizle Gallery (co-organizer) Carborough, North Carolina, USA;
2007 Opening of the exhibition space of the GRAL Gallery with a group exhibition of the artists Petar Mazev, Gligor Cеemerski, Ilija Penushliski, Miroslav Masin, Vesna Bajalska, Filip Bulovic and Rubens Korubin;
2008 Through the vaults of happiness, exhibition of paintings by Zaneta Gelevska Veljanovska, GRAL gallery;
2008 Drama of Existence, exhibition by Claude Derven. Small station (co-organizer together with the French center) and then in the GRAL gallery;
2011 Exhibition of paintings by Emil Shulajkovski and Robert Cvetkovski, GRAL gallery;
2013 – 2016 Events and signs of the Macedonian land, Exhibition on the occasion of the proclamation of Academician Cemerski as an honorary member of the Russian Academy of Arts. The exhibition was set in the gallery of the Russian Academy of Arts in Moscow, Russia 12/13 – 01/14; at the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2015, as well as posthumously at the SANU Gallery in Belgrade, Serbia, 2016.
2018 Restart, generational cross-section of Macedonian contemporary painting, MKC;
2019 My Favorite Things, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Mensur Boyda (Ryota Sato, curator).
2021 Iconology of the Ritual, an exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculptures by artists Elena Cemerska, Ivana Mircevska and Filip Velkovski
2022 My Favorite Things, an exhibition of graphics and prints by Mensur Boyda (a continuation of the 2019 exhibition after the presentation in Japan)
2022 Phoenix, first solo exhibition of paintings by Stefani Hadji Nikolova

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