Dusan Polakovic is one of the most important Slovak graphic artists. He dedicated himself to painting, graphics, ex libris and illustrations. See current art works for sale.
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(*1950 - †2016, Bratislava, SK) Dušan Polakovič is one of the most important Slovak graphic artists and illustrators. In the years 1970-1972 he studied at the Akademia sztuk pieknych in Warsaw, Poland. In 1972-1976 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava, prof. Albín Brunovský. He humorously depicted different historical and mythological portraits and stories. Dušan Polakovič was awarded the title of Doctor Humoris Causa at Malostranska beseda in 1985, Prague. He devoted to illustration, painting, free graphics art and satirical drawing.


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Polakovič Dušan

Polakovič Dušan

(*1950 - †2016, Bratislava, SK)

Dušan Polakovič is one of the most important Slovak graphic artists and illustrators. In the years 1970-1972 he studied at the Akademia sztuk pieknych in Warsaw, Poland. In 1972-1976 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava, prof. Albín Brunovský. He humorously depicted different historical and mythological portraits and stories. Dušan Polakovič was awarded the title of Doctor Humoris Causa at Malostranska beseda in 1985, Prague. He devoted to illustration, painting, free graphics art and satirical drawing.

AWARDS /selection/

2007 – Prize of journalists, Bratislava (SK)
2006 – Golden gander, Kremnicke gagy, Kremnica (SK)
2003 – Ludovit Fulla Award for children´s book illustrations, Bratislava (SK)
2001 – Main prize of the Museum of Caricatures in Warsaw (PL)
1998 – Honorable mention in the competition for the most beautiful book for children, Bratislava (SK)
1997 – Main prize at the Biennial satirical drawings, Pisek (CZ)
1995 – Honorable mention, Award of the Gallery U prstenu, Pisek (CZ)
1994 – FECO award, Brussels (BE)
1993 – Main prize, Slovak Gags, Kremnica (SK)
1987 – Award of Jean Effel, Havana (CU)
1985 – Award of the Governmental Committee for Culture BLR at the International Biennial of Humor and Satire, Gabrovo (BG)
1981 – Honorable mention in the competition of the most beautiful book of the year for the book Zihadlice (SK)
1980 – 2nd prize at the Interantional Biennial of Humor and Satire, Skopje (MK)