Dushko Petrovich

Dushko Petrovich was born in Quito, Ecuador and raised in northern Ohio. After graduating from Yale College in 1997, he was awarded the Hays-Brandeis traveling fellowship and moved to Italy and Denmark for a number of years before returning to the U.S. Upon completing his MFA at Boston University in 2006, he served as the Starr Scholar at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He has exhibited his paintings at Soloway, Vogt, and the Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York, and at the Suburban, in Chicago. In addition to writing about art for Slate, Modern Painters, and the Boston Globe, he is a co-founder of Paper Monument, which recently published I Like Your Work: Art and Etiquette and Draw It with Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment. He teaches at Boston University and Rhode Island School of Design and was appointed lecturer in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2012.