August 18, to 22, 2014
May 6, through June 6, 2014
April 3 through April 31 2014
November 21, 2013 to January 6, 2014
June 10, 2013
May 6, through June 4, 2013
Art Colony / Residency “Without Borders” (Pa Kufi) was an activity organized by Galeria Qahili. It was a gathering of 24 artist, from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia and Serbia, from August 18, to august 22, 2014 in the region of Presheva, Serbia.
Participating artists were Bardha Buza, Buron Kaceli, Kujtim Buza, Mustafa Arapi, Sadik Kasa, Sefedin Stafa, Esat Valla, Abdullah Gjongecaj, Luan Shahiqi, Musa Kalaveshi, Mumin Jashari, Veli Blakcori, Arben Shala, Mentor Avdili, Lindita Beqiri, Nehat Beqiri, Altin Etemi, Fitore Fejzullahu, Flutra Aliu, Leoneta Abdyli, Sabedin Etemi, Selman Selmani, Valon Arifi, Eshref Qahili.
During this period, artists worked in the streets of Presheva, Bujanoc and various landscapes of the region. They created art, created paintings, afterwards exhibited them in the closing ceremony, which was the exhibition. Citizen had the chance to talk directly to the artists, and see the process of the creation.
The name of the Art Colony “Without Borders” is a representation of art as something that helps you surpass all the barriers. Borders do not exist, it is just a concept with which people live; but, through art you can make them disappear.
This activity was supported by Ministry of Diaspora, of the Republic of Kosovo.
The exhibition of Ümit İnatçı, titled Microcosm – Macrocosms was help on May 6, through June 6, 2014. The exhibition presented the world we live in, the space. Throughout his works he described the world of anthropology and art; microcosms as the individual part of humans or the little things found in the universe, and macrocosms the entire universe that possess everything.
Ümit İnatçı is an artist and Professor at Eastern Mediterranean University, in Cyprus.
The exhibition was sponsored by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
The exhibition of Nehat Beqiri was called “D”. The letter D stands for desert, as his works were inspired by sweets and desserts, as well as by the so famous game Candy Crush.
The opening reception of “D” exhibition was held on April 3 through April 31 2014.
These works were lively, as contained lots of colours and contrast. These works were Acrylic on canvas. However, besides having only paintings he had also one art installation called Bakllava, which was created with newspaper and Styrofoam.
Nehat Beqiri is an artist and professor at University of Tetovo, who is born on 1967 in Tetovo, Macedonia. He graduated from University of Prishtina, Faculty of fine Arts, department of painting. He had many personal and collective exhibition around the world as Macedonia, Kosovo, France, America, Austria, Turkey and many more.
The exhibition was supported by Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.
The White Shadows exhibition was organized for the first time on 2013, the year the gallery was found.
The opening reception of the exhibition was held on November 21, 2013 to January 6, 2014.
The first edition of the White Shadows exhibition was characterized with the large number of participating artists, which was 120 from 21 different countries of the world, and the small format of artworks. In total were more than 200 art works.
Participating artists were Adriana Shasivari, Agim Salihu, Agnesa Muharremi, Agron Bytyqi, Agron Mulliqi, Alban Nimani, Aleksander Lleshi, Ali Aljabari, Altin Etemi, Amira Berkolli, Arben Shala, Ardian Mehmetaj, Arita Thaqi, Ariana K. Xhaxha, Arlinda Hajrullahu, Arpad Salamo, Avdo Žiga, Axherko Melzexhiu, Baki Abdullahu, Bardha Buza, Basri Mekolli, Beni Cufi, Biljana Miljkovic, Blerta Surroi, Burim Gashi, Burhan Ahmeti, Burim Myftiu, Buron Kaceli, Cristi Gaspar, Dusan Pejcev, Efkan Beyaz, Elod Bajrami, Enver Bylykbashi, Erol Islamovic, Eshref Qahili, Faik Krasniqi, Fatmir Dermaku, Fatmir Krypa, Faton Dermaku, Fehim Huskovic, Fehmi Hoxha, Ferid Abazi, Gani Bajraktari, Genc Rezniqi, Georges Pali, Guliz Baydemir, Hadziglic Anela, Hajrush Fazliu, Hazir Reka, Hysni Krasniqi, Isa Alimusa, Ismet Jonuzi, Jeta Kalaveshi, Kiril Gerovski, Kujtim Buza, Laura Sllamniku, Leonid Palushaj, Leart Zogjani, Lindita Beqiri, Luan Mulliqi, Lyra Zajmi, Majlinda Kelmendi, Mari Krokann Berge, Marijana Goxhabeliu, Marijeta Sidovski, Mashiro Fokuda, Mehmet Behluli, Menduh Nushi, Merisja Djankovic, Merita Selimi, Michael Close, Mikhail Krasayk, Mina Krasniqi, Mjellma Goranci, Muhamet Ahmeti, Mujo Alagic, Mumin Jashari, Musa Guney, Musa Kalaveshi, Mustafa Arapi, Nagip Berisha, Naim Spahiu, Nebi Muriqi, Nehat Beqiri, Nexhmedin Bardhi, Nita Qahili, Orhan Kurtolli, Osman Demiri, P. Mihajlov, Pashk Prevathi, Piero Conestabo, Plamenko Cengic, Refki Gollopeni, Rexhep Ferri, Rubin Mandija, Sabedin Etemi, Safet Spahiu, Sefedin Stafa, Selman Selmani, Semra Dedinja, Senih Çavuşoĝlu, Shqipe Berisha, Shyqyri Nimani, Slavco Slavcev, Sonja Dimovska, Spase Perovski, Suad Rama, Sunay Senturk, Suzanne Kiraly Moss, Tania Tanevska, Tiki Design, Toshio Yoshizumi, Trajan Anev, Umit Inatci, Vahida Nimambegu, Valdete Vuciterna, Vasilis Zevgolis, Veli Blakqori, Veliko Marinchevski, Verona Ahmeti, Viki Goxha, Vlora Kosumi, Wieslaw Haladaj, Xhevahir Kolgjini, Zake Prelvukaj, Zamir Mati, Zeljko Jancic Zec, Žaklina Gligorievska, Župljanin Mirza
Collectice exhibition of the students of Masters of the University of Prishtina, Faculty of Arts.
The opening of the gallery was followed with the personal exhibition of Eshref Qahili.
The exhibition contained various works of art, starting from sketches to paintings. Exhibited were works created from the beginning of his career, the ones that had the most impact in his life as an artist. In this exhibition you could notice the different work formats and techniques.
The gallery was found by Eshref Qahili and his family.