Traikovski, Borislav (1917-1996), Macedonian painter and pedagogue who is numbered among the first graduated artists in Macedonia, He finished primary and secondary education in the native city and in 1951 he graduated at the Academy of art at the University in Belgrade.
He was member of DNU, the most important member of the art group VDIST. The academic painter Borislav Traikovski exhibited in many cities in the country and abroad independently or as a part of collective in Bitola, Prilep, Skopje, Struga Belgrade, Zagreb, London, Bradford, Ferara ,Paris. He is the author of the works "Grey water" 1954, "Sunlight" 1959, "Towering" 1963, "The last picture" 1994, "Worshiping" 1993. His artistic works are preserved at many galleries and private collections in the country and abroad. The jubilee exhibition on the occasion of 40 years of his creation in 1991, represented confirmation of his artistic personality With this exhibition, the overall creatinal activity of Traikovski was rounded up, which is important with its persistency and coherency for the development of the Macedonian modern painting as a whole. B Traikovski was completely engaged in the creation for Bitola. He passed in Bitola his complete life and working age. For his artistic achievements he won a large number of rewards and recognitions among which the award 11th October in 1980, the award 4th November and others.
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