Peter Barrickman is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Milwaukee. He received his BFA in film from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2002 and an MFA in painting from the Milton Avery School of the Arts at Bard College in 2007.
His work has been shown at The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Swiss Institute New York, NY; 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; The Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit, MI; Crisp London and The Tate Modern, London; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; Elmhurst Art Museum, IL; Ulrich Museum of Art in Wichita, KA; Milwaukee Art Museum and INOVA in Milwaukee, WI; The Poor Farm in Manawa, WI; Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, GA; Tanzschuleprojects, Munich; and Cite des Arts International in Paris.
In 2010 he was awarded the Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowship for Established Artists. He has participated in residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Centraltrak and the Millay Colony. His work has been written about in ArtForum, Art Papers, Art in America online, the NewRepublic.com and The New York Times online.
Barrickman is a member of the Barbouille Hymn, an audio collective that produces a monthly radio program on FM radio in Milwaukee. Burnt Plastic is a collection of his drawings recently published by Mazagine.