Born in Quito, Ecuador, Dushko Petrovich is a Chicago-based artist, writer, editor, and teacher. He received his B.A. from Yale and his M.F.A. from Boston University before going on to serve as the Starr Scholar (Artist-in-Residence) at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He has exhibited his work at venues including the deCordova Museum, in Boston; Rachel Uffner Gallery, Interference Archive, and P!, in New York; the Suburban and Gallery 400, in Chicago; the Charlottenborg Museum in Copenhagen; and Zacheta—National Gallery of Art in Warsaw.
His writing has appeared in periodicals such as Bookforum, Slate, Modern Painters, ArtNews, and the Boston Globe, among others. Petrovich is a co-founder of Paper Monument, where he has co-edited many publications, including I Like Your Work: Art and Etiquette and Draw It with Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment. He also chaired the n+1 Foundation’s board of directors from 2013 to 2015. Paper Monument‘s most recent publication is Social Medium: Artists Writing, 2000-2015.
Adjunct Commuter Weekly, which Petrovich founded, made its debut at ICA Boston in July of 2015 and was reported on in the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, Slate, and NPR, among others. He is now working on The Daily Gentrifier.
Having taught previously at Boston University, RISD, NYU, and Yale, Petrovich is currently assistant professor in the New Arts Journalism program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.