Dusan Petricic was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia and graduated from the Belgrade’s Academy for Applied Arts.
His illustrations or editorial cartoons regularly appear in “The New York Times”, "The Wall Street Journal”, “Scientific American” and “The Toronto Star”.
He is the co-author/illustrator of over 30 children's books published in North America and Yugoslavia. Among them:
“Let’s Play” with Camilla Gryski, Kids Can Press, Toronto, “The Bone Button Borscht”, by Aubrey Davis, Kids Can Press, Toronto, “The Color of Things”, by Vivienne Shalom, Rizzoli, New York, “The Tumbledown Hill”, by Tim Wynne-Jones, Red Deer Press, Red Deer, “The Longitude Prize”, by Joan Dash, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, “Rude Rumsay and Roaring Radishes”, by Margaret Atwood, Key Porter, Toronto, “Jos nam samo ale fale”, by Ljubivoje Rsumovic, BIGZ, Belgrade, “Prica o detinjstvu-Nikola Tesla, with Dusan Radovic, BIGZ, Belgrade.
As graphic artist he also created numerous posters and booklets for different theatre productions, back in Yugoslavia and in Canada.
Dusan Petricic was a professor of illustration and animation at the Belgarde’s Academy for Applied Arts and Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada.
For his work he was awarded at the numerous International Exhibitions and Fairs: Tokyo, Amsterdam, Belgrade, Leipzig, Moscow, Budapest, Ankara, New York, Toronto, Skopje…
Since 1993 he works and lives in Toronto, together with his family.