photo Al Waller

photo Al Waller

Testimonial

"We are so pleased that we decided to go with Micah's recommendation to re-envision, restructure and reword the whole site.  It is now contemporary, bold and strong and Micah caught the heart of what we were looking to communicate and the target audience we are aiming to reach.  Work was delivered to a tight deadline and the website, logo and promotional material were beyond our expectations."

Katrina Moss. Director. Chaiya Art Awards

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SELECTED CLIENTS

  • 2018 - Bible Society, High End Fine Print Book

  • 2018 - Debbie Wattis, Coffee Table Book

  • 2018 - Ecclesiastes, Coffee Table Book

  • 2018 - YMCA, Corporate Art

  • 2018 - Living Stones Educational Trust, Charity, ID

  • 2017 - Tearfund, Web Rebrand

  • 2017 - Access Able, Rebrand

  • 2017 - E.A. Christmas Cards

  • 2017 - Chiaya Art Awards, Brand, Web, Exhibition Graphics, OXO Gallery

  • 2017 - Ghislaine Howard , Manchester Metropolitan University, High End Artist Book

  • 2017 - Movement Day UK, Event Branding, Web Design, Animation, Catalogue

  • 2017 - Youthscape, Window Graphics

  • 2016 - Passion Art Trail, Branding, Web, Catalogue

  • 2015 - Ellelle Film Production, Identity & Branding, USA

  • 2015 - Heath Street, Psalm 104, Booklet

  • 2015 - Co North, ID

  • 2015 - The Church of Dis-Unity, USA, Book Design

  • 2015 - Shelter50 Publishing, Visual Essay, USA, Philosophy Coffee Table Book

  • 2014 - These Thoughts of Ours, Pidgin Press, Quotes Book

  • 2014 - Naked Truth Project, Guerrilla Campaign

  • 2013 - Rose Garden Restaurant, Identity & Branding

  • 2012 - Salvation Army, Advertising

  • 2010 - Pizza Express, Window Graphics

  • 2009 - NHS, Corporate Art

  • 2006 - Pizza Express, Corporate Art

  • 2001 - V2 Records, Asleep In The Back, Elbow, Album Art

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • 2018 Stations of the Cross, One Friday

  • 2017 Buzzcocks OA Reframed, Refuge, Design Manchester

  • 2016 Any Day Of The Week, Part of Be Still, Manchester

  • 2015 Major Solo Show, Untitled, Stockport Museum & Art Gallery

  • 2014 Science of Imagination, collaboration with Oliver James, Steve Lambert (USA) & Neil Boorman for Design Manchester

  • 2014 Tour De France, Millenium Gallery, Sheffield

  • 2013 Capital Freedom, Greenbelt, Cheltenham

  • 2012 Twelve & One, Run by Cornerhouse Mcr & Fact Liverpool, Manchester

  • 2012 Notes from Nowhere (alongside Turner Prize Winner Douglas Gordon), Frome

  • 2011 Eat, use, destroy :), Manchester

  • 2011 We are all in this together, Bureau Gallery

  • 2010 Flypost, Kraak, Manchester

  • 2009 Best of Manchester Awards, Urbis, Manchester

  • 2000 Pulp and On, Manchester

  • 1995 Titillating, Manchester

SPEAKING

  • 2018 Campaign Against Advertising, Hackathon, Christian Aid, LDN

  • 2015 Wake, with US based Philosopher Peter Rollins, Belfast

  • 2015 Hoarding, alongside Malcolm Garrett, Peterborough, England

  • 2014 Streetside, Cardiff, Wales

  • 2014 National Youth Work Conference, Manchester

  • 2013 Creative Activism, Purchase University, New York, USA

  • 2012 Street Space alongside TV chef Jack Munroe, Birmingham

  • 2011 Does Jesus need new PR? Manchester

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • 2017 This is the Place. Tony Walsh & friends. Illustrating the line 'In the face of a challenge we always stand tall'. UK

  • 2016 Segment Magazine, Guest Cover Design, UK

  • 2016 Segment Magazine, Feature, UK

  • 2015 Living Well Magazine, Review, USA

  • 2015 Now & Not Yet. Publication by The Holy Biscuit, theme based entry, Newcastle

  • 2000 Prayer. Visual book by Oliviero Toscani, Fabrica, Italy

SELECTED PRESS

COMPETITION PROJECT MANAGEMENT & JURIED

  • 2013 Mock Campaign, Manchester City College, Stop The Traffik

  • 2009 Design a Poster, Salford University, Stop The Traffik, Initiated and project managed ‘Design a Poster’ brief in conjunction with Stop The Traffik. The winning design was available Stop The Traffik International website and distributed on street media sites across Manchester.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • 2016-2016 Advertising, School of Thought

  • 1998-2000 BA, Visual Art & Culture, Salford University

  • 1996-1998 HND, Graphic Design, Salford University

  • 1993-1995 ND, Graphic Design, City College Manchester

GRANTS

  • 2014 £13,500, Arts Council EnglandBillboard Art/Design, England, Endorsed by Oliver James YouTube

  • 2014 £5’000, Arts Council Wales, Billboard Art/Design, Wales, covered by Wales Online and selected Press

  • 2014 £5’000, Seedbed TrustBillboard Art/Design, England

  • 2012 £2000, Paul Hamlyn/Cornerhouse, Endorsed by Oliver James

  • 2011 £500, Paul Hamlyn/Cornerhouse

  • 2011 £11’300, Public Interventionist Text Based Print

AWARDS

  • 2009 Special Exhibit, Best Of Manchester Awards, Urbis Gallery, Covered by Metro and various Press

  • 2000 Winner Best Magazine, Guardian Student Media Awards, UK

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Selling Virtues When a sociologist, a philosopher and a psychologist tell three ad agencies what we really need the results are an ad campaign Selling Virtues. The three thinkers will respond to the question 'What is it that we truly need to live well?' The Thinkers and advertising agency will team up to create a print ad. The artwork will be published on billboards and in publications across the North West of England.

  • Print & Paste was an outdoor gallery | magazine I initiated and curated with friends, David Sedgwick and Nick Chaffee which featuring Steve Lambert (US), Anthony Burrill (UK), Hitotzuki (Japan), Anthony Freda (US), Michael C Place (UK) and Christian Wallenius (Sweden).

  • Add Art ’ is a monthly curated outdoor gallery | magazine featuring Anthony Burrill, Yoshinori Mizutani (JAPAN), Andrew Rae, Yenner Torun (TURKEY), Jason Munn (USA)

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