Strumenikovski, Ranko (1936-2000), the creation of Strumenikovski takes significant place in the Macedonian graphical art.
He was active participant and one of the creators of the Graphical Triennials Manifestation from 1968, by which Bitola gained its specific cultural mark, the city of graphics. He was born in 1936 in Prespa. He graduated at the Academy of applied art in Belgrade. After his return to Bitola, he successfully started to trace his creational path with participation on many graphical manifestations on former Yugoslav spaces. 20 independent art exhibitions throughout Macedonia and outside its borders as in Kranj, Belfield, Priemor, Blagoevgrad, Podgorica were noticeable as well as his participation on collective graphical manifestations in Ferara, Subotica, Belgrade, Titograd which were especially highly evaluated by the art critics, which appreciated his creations. His special credits were represented in his numerous landmarks of many institutions and factories in Bitola as well as his participation in the determination of the Art Gallery outlook from 1964. He was a member of MND Bitola, DLUM, DLUPUM DLUB and DLUK. He was recipient of many awards testimonials and recognitions and the most important is 4th November award of the city of Bitola.
DISTINGUISHED PEOPLE FOR BITOLA
authors: Lence Andonovska, Naume Gorgievski, Blagoj Nikolov, Trajko Ognenovski, Gordana Pesevska, Aneta Stefanovska, Svetlana Taleska ; translation in english Vesna Milevska.
NIUL "St. Clement Ohridski": Municipality of Bitola