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Dushko Petrovich,

Dushko Petrovich Córdova works primarily in distributed media as a writer, editor, and publisher. He is a co-founder of Paper Monument, which has published numerous critically-acclaimed and bestselling books, including Draw It with Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment; Social Medium: Artists Writing 2000-2015; and Best! Letters from Asian Americans in the Arts. Under his personal imprint, DME, Petrovich has edited and published Adjunct Commuter Weekly and The Daily Gentrifier, with editions for New York/Los Angeles; Columbus, Ohio; and Philadelphia. 

Petrovich’s work has been shown in exhibitions throughout the US and Europe, including at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York, Gallery 400 in Chicago, Charlottenborg Museum in Copenhagen, and Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw.  He has also written about art and visual culture for numerous publications including n+1, Bookforum, Art in America, ArtNews and the Boston Globe. 

Petrovich taught at Yale University, Boston University, and Rhode Island School of Design before moving to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he is chair of the New Arts Journalism department. He serves on the board of the n+1 Foundation, which he chaired from 2013-2015, and he was Director of Communications and Publications for the 2022 edition FRONT Triennial in Cleveland, Ohio. He is currently working on a series of paintings based on his screengrabs folder from 2020.