Dushko Petrovich

Associate Professor, New Arts Journalism

Dushko Petrovich has been teaching at SAIC since 2016. He took his sabbatical during the 2022 Academic Year.

Dushko Petrovich Córdova is a writer, artist, and editor whose practice moves freely between images and words, stemming from his exploration of methods of communication and questioning their conventions. He is the co-founder of Paper Monument, a contemporary art journal turned publishing company that has released 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. Petrovich also produces work under his personal imprint, DME; past projects include Adjunct Commuter Weekly and The Daily Gentrifier.

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 multiple publications including n+1, Bookforum, Art in America, ArtNews and the Boston Globe. Petrovich previously taught at Yale University, Boston University, and Rhode Island School of Design, and was the Director of Communications and Publications for FRONT Triennial in Cleveland, Ohio.


2006 MFA, Boston University
1997 BA, Yale University

Notable Classes Taught:

Publishing as Creative Practice

More info:
Paper Monument