Dušan Chaloupka was born in Boskovice, Czech Republic.
The art style DuChaism (Spiritsoulizm) is derived not only from the name Dusan Chaloupka, but it is closely associated with his idea, that the picture should evoke a positive frame of mind, hide something mysterious and manifest spirit (Duch)
and Soul (Duše). This style follows partly the naive painting. Dusan Chaloupka is member of art society Parnas Brno and society of Naive and autodidact art.
A brief biography is described in one of his pictures. It shows his course of life through various environments and time.
First you can see period of baby carriage surrounded by Weird Sisters. The first Sister (mother) endows him with love, the second one with justice as a symbol of his birth in the sign Libra. The third Sister holding a lit lantern in his hand hesitates what to endow him with. And so you can find a letter X above her head. On the relative philosophic clock of time you can find various means of transport from the slovest one (pram) to the fastest (rocket), instead of digits. They illustrate that time is moving faster as we get older. The clock is set to 75 - the age of the author creating this picture. Wheel of life is tinged by the signs of Zodiac. .The dominant part of this picture are pyramids - symbol of Egypt, where the author spent a considerable part of his working and private life and where he could admire the style purity of the ancient Egyptian art.
In close historical succession you can note the pre-war period, the years of war - Nazis and and a broken swastika (1939 – 1945), a short period of hope (1945 – 1948) ), where his father was Mayor of Boskovice , then Brno with years of socialism typified by the hammer and sickle broken down in 1968.followed by , jingling keys in 1989 leading to further progression for the coming generations.
The following part shows the number of hobbies: Skiing, biking (uphill), walking, working, cross country skiing, meeting with friends, archery, biking (downhill). Characteristic places for his life points are Boskovice the town Hall and the church, Brno –the Cathedral of Petrov, Moscow – with the Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin, NY –the Statue of Liberty and then his return back to Boskovice to his cottage.
The next theme lets fly your fantasy. At the heaven gate St. Peter welcomes Souls with open arms holding the key of life in his hand. All this events are over - carefully watched by the God’s eye.
For a long time he bore this themes in his mind and he often thought above the way of expressing them. His travelling offered him many possibilities of getting acquainted with culture and cultural monuments of the countries he visited.