Abraham Burickson

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Abraham Burickson
Born1975 (1975)
Alma materCornell University

Abraham Burickson (born 1975 New York City, New York) is an American poet and conceptual artist.


Son of Sherwin Burickson, Abraham Burickson attended Cornell University, receiving a BA in architecture. In 2002 he moved to San Francisco where with actor Matthew Purdon he founded the conceptual art and performance group Odyssey Works. In 2008 Burickson received an MFA from The University of Texas Michener Center for Writers. His book, co-authored by Ayden LeRoux and published by Princeton Architectural Press in 2016, Odyssey Works: Transformative Experiences for an Audience of One outlines an approach to art-making as experience design.[1] He was the Risley Artist-in-Residence at Cornell University in 2010, and has taught at Maryland Institute College of Art and Academy of Art University.[2]



  • Charlie. Codhill Press, 2010.[3]


  • Best New Poets 2008. Ed. Mark Strand. University of Virginia Press, 2008.[4]


  1. ^ "Radical Empathy: A Manifesto for the 21st Century". brooklynrail.org. April 2017. Retrieved 2017-04-26.
  2. ^ "Academy of Art University Spring 2017 Catalog Addendum 2" (PDF). academyart.edu. Academy of Art University. 27 Dec 2016. Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  3. ^ Charlie. Codhill Press. 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-12-13. Retrieved 2011-01-10.
  4. ^ Mark Strand, ed. (2008). Best New Poets 2008. University of Virginia Press. ISBN 978-0-9766296-3-4.

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