Brian Cannon and Microdot Creative celebrate their 25th Anniversary in their hometown of Wigan.
Brian Cannon, as you may know, is a British graphic designer, art director, band manager and music video director. Cannon is best known for his Microdot graphic design company and its work in the 1990s, especially when he worked for bands such as The Verve and Oasis creating the album cover for Oasis' record breaking debut album, Definitely Maybe, in 1994, for their follow-up What's the Story Morning Glory? , Be Here Now among others.
Two of his record sleeve designs—Definitely Maybe (#14) and "This Is Music" (#79)—featured in Q magazine's "The Hundred Best Record Covers Of All Time" list published in 2001. Cannon has produced a number of record sleeves for UK number one albums, including iconic Urban Hymns (The Verve) and 1977 (Ash).
Cannon is currently celebrating 25 years since the establishment of the Microdot studio and alongside his work for the music industry & corporate sectors Brian Cannon regularly lectures at British universities.
On sat 23rd May (Private view) then Monday 25th - Sat 30th May the work of Microdot from the past 25 years will be exhibited in the Grand Old Courtroom, The Old Courts, Wigan, WN1 1NG.
Saturday 23rd May will be a private viewing and strictly by guest list only. The exhibition will be open to the public from Monday the 25th - Saturday the 30th.
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A few months ago we did an interview with Brian Cannon. Read our interview HERE
Joining the exhibition will be our friend, the worlds number one collector of Oasis memorabilia and rarities, Brian Garcia, who will be flying from Texas, USA with some incredible Oasis artwork related pieces to display in the forthcoming anniversary exhibition.
The Verve "Green Bar Code Poster"- WATCH