15. November 2012 - 10. January 2013
Dušan Petričić was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1946. He started drawing at the age of four. He graduated from Belgrade's Academy for Applied Arts Graphic Department, in the class of professor Bogdan Kršić.
For the last several decades, his political cartoons and illustrations regularly appeared in major Yugoslav newspapers and magazines, Večernje novosti, Politika, NIN, and, since 1993, at The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Toronto Star, Scientific America...
His professional opus includes works for theatre (set design and costume) and poster design.
As the co-author or illustrator he created more than 40 books for children, both in Yugoslavia and North America.
Among them: Jos nam samo ale fale by Ljubivoje Ršumović, Belgrade, 1972, Priča o detinjstvu-Nikola Tesla with Dušan Radović, Belgrade, 1980, Guliver, by Jonathan Swift, Mladinska knjiga, Ljubljana, 1983, Bone Button Borscht, by Aubrie Davis, Kids Can Press, Toronto 1995, Let's Play with Camilla Gryski, Kids Can Press, Toronto 1995, The Color of Things, by Vivienne Shalom, Rizzoli, New York 1995, The Tumbledown Hill by Tim Wynn-Jones, Red Deer Press, Red Deer 1998, The Longitude Prize by Joan Dash, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York 2000, Bagels from Benny by Aubrey Davis, Kids Can Press, Toronto 2003, Rude Ramsay and Roaring Radishes by Margaret Atwood, Key Porter Books, Toronto 2003, Bashful Bob and Doleful Dorinda by Margaret Atwood, Key Porter Books, Toronto 2004, A Dangerous Engine-Benjamin Franklin by Joan Dash, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York 2005, My New Shirt, by Cary Fagan, Tundra Books, Toronto 2007, Mattland by Hazel Hutchins and Gail Herbert, Annick Press, Toronto 2008, Jacob Two-Two, by Mordecai Richler, Tundra Books, Toronto 2009, My Toronto, cartoon book, McArthur and Company, Toronto 2011.
For his work, both cartoons and illustrations, he was awarded at numerous International Exhibitions and Fairs: Tokyo, Amsterdam, Belgrade. Leipzig, Moscow, Budapest, Ankara, Istanbul, New York, Toronto, Montreal, Philadelphia, Skopje, Ljubljana
Dušan Petričić was a professor of illustration and animation at Belgrade's Academy for Applied Arts, Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada, Ontario College for Art and Design, Toronto, Canada, Max the Mutt School for Animation and Illustration, Toronto, Canada.