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MAY 2017 - NEW! SIX FINEST ENGLISH CHINA MUGS

BRAND NEW! In stock now, six finest English china mugs designed by Jane for her fine china collection In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia, featuring her original black Biro drawings. Available to buy individually or as a set, Jane has designed each mug with a surprise detail! Hand decorated and made in England by stellar ceramic designers and manufacturers The New English, enjoy a little piece of china art while you drink your favourite brew! In SHOP

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MAY 2017 - 'WILD' - BIRO DRAWING WORKSHOPS JUNE / JULY / AUGUST AT THOUGHT FOUNDATION

Biro drawing workshops with Jane on 3rd June, 1st July and 5th August at inspirational gallery Thought Foundation! 10% of ticket sales will be donated to the Born Free Foundation. Tickets are available from Thought Foundation, Birtley or online from Eventbrite www.eventbrite.co.uk/d/wild-biro-drawing
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APRIL 2017 - 'THOUGHTFUL PLANET' EXHIBITION AT NEW GALLERY THOUGHT FOUNDATION

This April an exciting new arts and cultural space Thought Foundation opened in the North East with their first ever exhibition Thoughtful Planet. Curated by Artist Leanne Pearce co-founder of Thought Foundation, the exhibition explores environmental issues and showcases a range of artwork by local students to Turner Prize Nominee, Paul Noble. Two artworks by Jane including her new green Biro drawing 'Hiroshima Unicorn Pinup' are on display in large print format. A range of her products are also available from the excellent gallery shop. For further information about Thought Foundation www.thoughtfoundation.co.uk For the full synopsis about Jane's new artwork www.janeleemccracken.co.uk/artwork/war

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APRIL 2017 - FEATURE BY THE NEW ENGLISH

The New English recently caught up with Jane for a chat about the inspirations behind her artwork including her china collection as well as giving a sneak preview to a new product launch coming soon. To read the full article visit www.thenewenglish.co.uk/blogs/uk

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APRIL 2017 - RHINO T-SHIRT UPDATE

A huge thank you to everyone who supported and helped out with the recent 'Rhino' t-shirt campaign for Chengeta Wildlife! The campaign went to print, your t-shirts should be winging their way from Mercht.com soon and all profits made from sales are being donated to Chengeta. Chengeta Wildlife's vital work continues to help ensure the survival of many African wildlife through their professional trainers who train the rangers on the front lines fighting against poaching. A recent article about their inspirational work in Mali is featured in a National Geographic article. Check out Chengeta Wildlife at www.chengetawildlife.com

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MARCH 2017 - WOLF & BADGER, SOHO

Hello New York! Big cats, wolves, bears and leopards are prowling around Wolf & Badger's beautiful new US flagship store in SoHo, New York. Jane's complete collection of fine English china coupe plates and a selection of framed limited edition prints are now available from Wolf & Badger, 95 Grand Street SoHo. Shop Jane's online collection at www.wolfandbadger.com/uk/designer/janeleemccracken

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March 2017 - 'Rhino' t-shirt for Chengeta Wildlife

Celebrate Chengeta Wildlife's 3rd anniversary with this limited edition t-shirt 'Rhino' designed by Jane and featuring her original black Biro drawing. Chengeta Wildlife provides essential training and support to the heroes on the front lines in the fight against poaching. All profits of ‘Rhino’ t-shirt sales go directly to Chengeta Wildlife in support of their vital work saving rhinos, elephants and other species across Africa. 'Rhino' t-shirt is available for a limited time only so grab one while you can from www.mercht.com/c/rhino







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FEBRUARY 2017 - HOMEGIRL LONDON ARTICLE

HomeGirl London, one of the UK's leading lifestyle blogs recently caught up with Jane to ask her about her art, inspirations and how her career developed. Full feature here:

www.homegirllondon.com/jane-lee-mccracken-realism-biro-artist

Check out Homegirl London's stylish blog, resplendent with beautiful things. Thank you Homegirl!

www.homegirllondon.com



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FEBRUARY 2017 - 'DINING ON ART' ARTICLE IN THE SETT

“I wanted to bring something unique to dinnerware, manufactured to the highest standard possible that also shared my passion for wildlife and conservation.”

Published in Wolf & Badger's online magazine The Sett, 'Dining on Art' feature about Jane's fine English china collection 'In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia'. Read the full article here

www.wolfandbadger.com/uk/blog/entertainment/art/dining-on-art

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DECEMBER 2016 - PHOTO SHOOT, NORTHUMBERLAND

Accompanied by her Northern Inuit dog and muse Lily, Jane headed to freezing North Northumberland in December during storm Barbara for a scheduled photo shoot of her limited edition prints for her designer collection at Wolf & Badger. Deep in a forest, photographing the prints in a gale force wind proved challenging for Jane and her team. But with a little persuasion and headiness due to the baltic blasts, Lily proved a willing model and Jane managed to capture the conceived shots of her prints. Shop the collection

www.wolfandbadger.com/uk/designers/jane-lee-mccracken


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DECEMBER 2016 - LIMITED EDITION PRINTS NOW AVAILABLE FROM WOLF & BADGER

'In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia' limited edition prints are now available from Wolf & Badger alongside Jane's fine English china coupe plates from the series. Beautifully reproduced from her intricate black biro and colour Biro drawings, sumptuous signed and numbered limited edition archival pigment prints are made for Jane by one of the very best printmakers in the industry.

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DECEMBER 2016 - 'RED WOLF' LIMITED EDITION PRINT FOR CRITICALLY ENDANGERED WOLVES

'Red Wolf' original red Biro drawing, capturing members of the Wolf Conservation Center's critically endangered Red wolf pack has now been beautifully reproduced as a limited edition print series of 50 signed and numbered prints available from Jane's SHOP. Each print sold benefits the Wolf Conservation Center's vital work ensuring the survival of Red wolves. Photo Credit: Red Wolf - Executive Director Maggie Howell, Wolf Conservation Center. For further information about WCC

www.nywolf.org

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DECEMBER 2016 - WOLF & BADGER, FINE ENGLISH CHINA COUPE PLATES IN STOCK

Jane's fine English china coupe plate series "In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia" is now available online at stockists of the world's best independent brands Wolf & Badger. Plates are suitable for use and display.Shop the collection

www.wolfandbadger.com/uk/designers/janeleemccracken

Fine Dining in the Company of Leopards and Tigers - Limited Edition Fine English China Coupe Plates
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NOVEMBER 2016 - FINE CHINA PLATE SERIES DISPLAYED IN THE NEW ENGLISH EXHIBITION AT THE IDEAL HOME SHOW

A beautiful array of sumptuous plate and ceramics designs from The New English, prestigious ceramic designers and manufacturers, were exhibited at the Ideal Home Show, London this November. On display were Jane's limited edition fine English china coupe plates from her series "In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia'. Designed by Jane and featuring her original Biro drawings, the plates are made to the highest standard by The New English. Jane's plates are available online from www.thenewenglish.co.uk/collections/jane-mccracken ...more

NOVEMBER 2016 - 'RED WOLF' DRAWING FOR THE WOLF CONSERVATION CENTRE, NY

Beautiful, elusive and adaptable Red wolves are one of the rarest species on the planet, with less than 45 individuals left in the wild. 'Red Wolf' Jane's original red Biro drawing, capturing members of the Wolf Conservation Center's Red wolf pack is up for auction for WCC this November / December. For more information about this auction and the WCC's work please visit them at www.nywolf.org

'Red Wolf', 2016 Limited Edition 50 Signed and Numbered Prints for WCC.  £55
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AUGUST 2016 - FAREWELL TO MACHLI, QUEEN OF TIGERS 1997 - 2016

Machli, India's most famous tiger and Queen of Ranthambore has sadly passed away on 18 August 2016. Inspirational in life she featured in two BBC films immortalising her beauty and prowess. As she passes into legend, a little piece of art made by Jane and dedicated to Machli in 2013, is a reminder of how precious she was

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india


'Machli', Back View black Biro on found Ceramic Midwinter Fawn Figurine
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APRIL 2016 - NEW GREETINGS CARDS

This spring sees the launch of Jane's new greetings card range focusing on a selection of her most iconic Biro drawings to date. Printed in the UK, these high quality 15 x 21cm cards capture the intricate detail of each poignant drawing. Now in stock at Newcastle's premier design store Whosit & Whatsit, sets of 4 cards can also be purchased from Jane's online shop ...more

MARCH 2016 - DRAWING FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES WORKSHOPS

Jane delivered several 'Drawing for Endangered Species' Workshops to primary students at a North East school, raising funds for the Born Free Foundation. ...more

FEBRUARY 2016 - RAINFOREST SPECIES WORKSHOPS

In conjunction with Drawing for Endangered Species Workshop project Jane visited a school in Scarborough to deliver drawing and learning workshops focusing on endangered species of the amazon rainforest, raising funds for the Born Free Foundation. ...more

JANUARY 2016 - NEW WORK IN PROGRESS

Jane is currently working on a new body of work further exploring war and loss which will include drawings, objects and sculpture. This sculpture of the head of a Russian boy forms part of a new artwork. ...more

DECEMBER 2015 - 'ANGEL GIRL' PRINTS FOR WCC

‘Angel Girl’, original Biro drawing was made for the Wolf Conservation Center. Limited edition prints of 'Angel Girl' are now available to purchase from Jane's shop. ...more

NOVEMBER 2015 - A0 PRINT LAUNCH AT WHOSIT&WHATSIT

Launch of Jane's new A0 print range at prestigious home to cutting edge design Whosit & Whatsit, Newcastle upon Tyne.


Seven designs and only 10 A0 prints available of each. An A0 artist's proof of 'Butterfly Lover' is on display in Whosit and Whatsit's gorgeous second floor Brew Bar. Also in stock are Jane's fine English china art plates as well as 50 x 50cm limited edition prints.


Whosit&Whatsit

46 Sandhill

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 3JFT: 0191 5800 242

E: hello@whositandwhatsit.com


For more information about Jane's new print series:

www.picturesoflilyblog.com/2015/11/25/new-a0-prints-at-whosit-whatsit/ ...more

OCTOBER 2015 - NEW PROJECT STARTED

Work on a new body of artwork begun, exploring the meaning of the word 'WAR'. This will include Biro drawings, objects and sculptures. ...more

SEPTEMBER 2015 - 'WEEPING DURGA' FOR SAVE WILD TIGERS

'Weeping Durga colour Biro drawing now finished and donated to Save Wild Tigers for auction at their event of the year on 9th October at the Savoy, London. ...more

AUGUST 2015 - NEW TIGER ART FINISHED

Detail of a new colour Biro drawing created for Save Wild Tigers 'Be Inspired' Event on 9th October at the Savoy London. Full drawing to be revealed in September. ...more

JULY 2015 - 'WILD AND ENDANGERED COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

'Wild and Endangered' drawing competition winners were announced during a prize giving ceremony at Harton Primary School, South Shields. Winners received limited edition prints and a copy of a poster design of their artwork. The competition focuses on developing students drawing skills, whilst encouraging learning and research about endangered species. For more information 'Wild and Endangered Drawing Competition' ...more

JUNE 2015 - 'WILD AND ENDANGERED' WINNERS POSTER DESIGN

'Wild and Endangered' poster of winning entries completed and sent to print. ...more

MAY 2015 - 'WILD AND ENDANGERED' DRAWING COMPETITION

'Wild and Endangered' Jane's new drawing competition for school students launched in May 2015. The competition focuses on developing students drawing skills, whilst learning about endangered species. For more information 'Wild and Endangered Drawing Competition' ...more

MAY 2015 - 'COYOTE' PRINTS AVAILABLE

50 Limited edition signed and numbered prints of 'Coyote' are now available to benefit Coyote Watch Canada. To purchase or for further information, www.janeleemccracken.co.uk/shop/conservation art prints . For more information on CWC please click on this link Coyote Watch Canada. ...more

APRIL 2015 - 'COYOTE'

Made exclusively for Coyote Watch Canada, 'Coyote' original Biro drawing will be auctioned on 23rd May 2015. Limited edition prints will be released soon. For more information on CWC please click on this link Coyote Watch Canada. ...more

MARCH 2015 - NEW WORK STUDY DRAWING

Study for part of a large war drawing. ...more

MARCH 2015 - CATS OF PAXOS

March saw 'Cats of Paxos' Biro drawing made exclusively for PAWS (Paxos Animal Welfare Society) off on a sea bound journey from Corfu to the small Ionian island of Paxos, 'Cats of Paxos' is being exhibited in the beautiful museum and art gallery in Gaios from March to October and will be auctioned in October to help raise vital funds for PAWS. PAWS brings voluntary veterinary care to the animals of Paxos. With no practicing vets living on the Greek island, islanders had to travel to Corfu to seek veterinary care for their animals until PAWS was founded by tourists Lindsay Geddes and Linda Parker in 2005.

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FEBRUARY 2015 - HENRI ROUSSEAU WORKSHOPS

Henri Rousseau's "Tiger in a Tropical Storm " provided the inspiration for teachers at a local North East Primary School. Working with Jane learning about drawing skills, art history and endangered species, students produced amazing jungle themed colour Biro drawings, ...more

JANUARY 2015 - NEW BODY OF WORK ON IT'S WAY

This year Jane has embarked on making a new body of 'war' work - work that explores the impact of war on both humans and animals as well as the definition of the word 'war'. Her new multimedia work will take the form of drawings, objects and sculptures using various materials. This photograph is of a colour Biro drawing in progress... ...more

JANUARY 2015 - 'AMERICAN DREAM' SOLD

'American Dream', original colour Biro drawing was auctioned at the Wolf Conservation Center, New York's decadent event 'Wine & Wolves' in December 2014 and sold for $3000 helping to raise funds for WCC vital work with wolves. ...more

DECEMBER 2014 - 'WAR + PEACE' PUBLISHED

" ‘War + Peace’, by multimedia Artist Jane Lee McCracken brings together a selection of her intricate
Biro drawings. This beautifully produced hardback book replicates every detail of Jane’s black and
colour Biro drawings from several bodies of work produced between 2008 - 2014, including
'Tales from the East’, ‘The Woodcutter’s Cottage’, ‘In Homage to the Last Carnivores of Eurasia’
and her recent artwork for conservation projects…"

Limited Edition of 50 Hardback Books available exclusively from:

www.dogonthepitch.com

Signed and numbered, each copy contains an original gold tiger drawing. ...more

DECEMBER 2014 - CONSERVATION REVIEW

A review of the stellar conservation organisations Jane has worked with and raised funds for over the last 12 months including Save Wild Tigers, the Wolf Conservation Center and WCS Malaysia Program:

www.picturesoflilyblog.com/365daysofanimalia ...more

DECEMBER 2014 - WCS MALAYSIA PROGRAM

Five Biro drawings of endangered Malaysian species made for a collaborative project between WCS Malaysia Program, the US Embassy Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian Government and international artists's producing a conservation and teaching for English manual for rural villages in Malaysia ...more

NOVEMBER 2014 - LIMITED EDITION PRINTS 'AMERICAN DREAM'

Limited edition A2 and A3 archival pigment prints of 'American Dream' are now available to buy exclusively from www.dogonthepitch.co.uk. A huge thank you to Dog on the Pitch for selling prints of 'American Dream' on behalf of Jane and the Wolf Conservation Centre, NY ...more

NOVEMBER 2014 - 'AMERICAN DREAM' NEW DRAWING FOR WCC, NY

After four months in the making - 'American Dream', this year's colour Biro drawing for the Wolf Conservation Center, New York's 'Wine and Wolves' fundraising evening, 4th December 2014. 'American Dream' seeks to capture the magnificence of WCC's Ambassador wolves while depicting wolves as a keystone species and celebrating the beauty of America wildlife. Prints of 'American Dream' will be available soon. For further information about this artwork please visit www.picturesoflilyblog.com - Dream the 'American Dream' ...more

OCTOBER 2014 - 'BUTTERFLY LOVER' SOLD

Print No.1/20 'Butterfly Lover' sold at the Majestic Tiger Ball auction, Kuala Lumpur for £1350 with all proceeds going directly to Save Wild Tigers. 'Inspire' event has raised thousands of pounds for saving tigers in the wild. ...more

OCTOBER 2014 - 'INSPIRE', KUALA LUMPUR

As part of Save Wild Tigers 'Inspire', a series of events held in Malaysia, the spectacular Majestic Tiger Ball, Kuala Lumpur on 3rd October was attended by guests including Her Royal Highness Sultanah Pahang, Sultanah Hajjah Kalsom Jimmy Choo, Gok Wan and Jaime Winstone. An extraordinary evening of dance, including ballerina Maria Sascha Khan of the English National Ballet, music and tiger art was enjoyed whilst raising vital funds for Save Wild Tigers. Jane's print No.1/20 of 'Butterfly Lover' with a special inscription, a signed print of 'Bang' and china art plates No.'s 2/200 of 'Shh, it's a Tiger!' and 'Bang!', were amongst the tiger art up for auction during the evening. For more information about SWT please visit www.savewildtigers.org ...more

SEPTEMBER 2014 - NEW WEBSITE

New website, new work and upcoming news. ...more

SEPTEMBER 2014 - 'CHERRY BLOSSOM GIRL' Save Wild Tigers

Made exclusively for Save Wild Tigers, 'Cherry Blossom Girl', colour Biro drawing on found Oriental Fan will embark on an epic journey from 2nd - 6th October on board the Eastern and Oriental Tiger Express. The Tiger Express will depart from Raffles Hotel, Singapore, travelling through the Malaysian countryside taking passengers to Save Wild Tigers event of the year on 3rd October 'The Majestic Tiger Ball', The Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. 'Cherry Blossom Girl' will be auctioned on board the Tiger Express before journey's end in Thailand on the 6th of October. All proceeds raised from the auction will go directly to Save Wild Tigers. Recent official numbers released state that there are now thought to be less than 300 Malayan Tigers left in the wild. ...more

AUGUST 2014 - RHINO 2014

New project RHINO 2014 coming soon... ...more

JULY 2014 - THE DREAMERS

New project 'The Dreamers' coming soon... ...more

JULY 2014 - LIVING NORTH

Article in 'State of the Art', Living North July issue for 'Butterfly Lover' large format print ...more

JUNE 2014 - SHIELDS GAZETTE

Article in Shields Gazette on auction of 'Butterfly Lover' for Save Wild Tigers ...more

JUNE 2014 - PRINTS AVAILABLE FOR SAVE WILD TIGERS

20 LUXURY LARGE FORMAT Archival Pigment Prints on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm of ‘Butterfly Lover’ are now AVAILABLE in aid of SAVE WILD TIGERS.

Beautifully crafted to order by one of the finest master printmakers in the UK, Jack Lowe, these 50cm x 50cm limited edition, signed and numbered prints are reproduced from my original black and neon orange Biro drawing.

With less than 3500 tigers left in the wild, ALL profits of each print sale will be donated to SAVE WILD TIGERS helping to raise funds for their vital work, saving tigers in the wild.

For print orders please visit my online SHOP.

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MAY 2014 - PRINTS SOLD IN AID OF THE BORN FREE FOUNDATION

In conjunction with this project Jane will be donating ALL profits made from the sales of the three limited edition archival pigment prints beautifully crafted to order by Jack Lowe Studio to the Born Free Foundation. 'Siberian Tiger', 'Ice Fox' and 'Tiger' are priced at £40 each plus postage - for further details please visit Jane's SHOP. ...more

MAY 2014 - "DRAWING FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES" School Workshops

May sees the launch of an inspirational school workshop project ‘Drawing for Endangered Species’ which shares Jane's great passion for drawing and animals. 25% of each workshop fee will be donated to the amazing Born Free Foundation in aid of the vital work they do for wildlife. For further information about workshops please visit Jane's blog. To book a workshop please email jane@janeleemccracken.co.uk ...more

MAY 2014 - THRIVE EXHIBITION, LONDON for SAVE WILD TIGERS

'THRIVE' Exhibition, 14th-19th May, Sanderson Hotel London, exhibiting tiger art of 20 artists to be auctioned on 20th May at the Mango Tree for SAVE WILD TIGERS ...more

MAY 2014 - PLATES No's 1 DONATED TO SAVE WILD TIGER'S AUCTION

Fine china art plates No's 1 of 'Shhh, it's a Tiger!' and 'Bang!' donated to Save Wild Tiger's for their Tiger Dinner Auction at the Mango Tree, London, 20th May 2014 ...more

MAY 2014 - THE LEGEND OF THE LAST SOUTH CHINA TIGER for SAVE WILD TIGERS

Written and drawn especially by Jane for SAVE WILD TIGERS UK Charity, 'Thrive' Exhibition, London and auction. ...more

MAY 2014 - 'BUTTERFLY LOVER' for SAVE WILD TIGERS

Especially made for SAVE WILD TIGERS UK charity, 'THRIVE' Exhibition at the Sanderson Hotel, London and auction at the Mango Tree, 'Butterfly Lover' is the second black and neon orange Biro drawing in Jane's 'South China Tiger' diptych. The diptych will be released later this year as new plate designs in her on going luxury fine China and print series "In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia". A legend accompanying the diptych was also specially written for SWT by Jane ...more

JANUARY - ATKA PRINT AVAILABLE

Following the sale of Jane's drawing of 'Atka', luxury Archival Pigment prints of 'Atka' are available specially to order with all profits donated to WCC, NY ...more

JANUARY - SHIELDS GAZETTE ARTICLE

Shields Gazette article featuring Jane's drawing of Atka raising funds for wolf conservation. ...more

DECEMBER 2013 - ATKA DRAWING SOLD

Donated drawing by Jane was auctioned at the Wolf Conservation Center, NY's annual fundraiser 'Wine and Wolves' and raised $1500 for Wolf conservation. ...more

NOVEMBER 2013 - NEW BLOG PICTURES OF LILY

New Blog - www.picturesoflilyblog.comcreated in November about Jane's art and subjects that inspire her art. ...more

OCTOBER 2013 - BIRO DRAWING OF ATKA

Black Biro drawing of 'Atka' by Jane Lee McCracken donated to the Wolf Conservation Center, New York, USA for their fundraiser 'Wine and Wolves' in December 2013. ...more

SEPTEMBER 2013 - SHIELDS GAZETTE

'What is Drawing? Exhibition, The Customs House Gallery feature in Shields Gazette. 'What is Drawing?' is a group exhibition featuring work from regional, national and international artists. ...more

AUGUST 2013 - SHIELDS GAZETTE ARTICLE

South Shields Gazette article about 'In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia Series' ...more

AUGUST 2013 - DRAWING WORKSHOP MERCER ART GALLERY

'Drawing with Jane Lee McCracken', The Mercer Art Gallery, 17th August 2013. Learning to draw with Biros from the old masters such as Rembrandt and Durer. This workshop encourages participants to study from the great masters with drawing techniques and guidance given by Jane. ...more

JULY 2013 - RADIO YORK INTERVIEW WITH ANNA WALLACE

Interview with Jane on Radio York's 'Getting to Know', Desert Island Disc programme with Anna Wallace broadcast on 29th July 2013. Listen now on following link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01cvytc ...more

JULY 2013 - HARROGATE ADVERTISER ARTICLE

Harrogate Advertiser Article from 24th July of the Preview Night for the 'People's Choice' exhibition and 'The Woodcutter's Cottage' exhibition at the Mercer Art Gallery on 12th July 2013. ...more

JULY 2013 - HARROGATE ADVERTISER ARTICLE

Article from the Harrogate Advertiser 24th July about 'The Woodcutter's Cottage' Exhibition at the Mercer Art Gallery. ...more

JULY 2013 - ARTICLE YORKSHIRE POST 'THE WOODCUTTER'S COTTAGE', MERCER

Article in Yorkshire Post from July 2013 about 'The Woodcutter's Cottage' exhibition tour at the Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate. ...more

JUNE 2013 - LUXURIOUS PRINTS OF 'IN HOMAGE TO THE LAST GREAT CARNIVORES OF EURASIA' NOW AVAILABLE

Luxury Archival Pigment Prints on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm, crafted by Jack Lowe of 9 designs used for 'In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia', are now available to order from the Mercer Gallery, Harrogate until 8th September and thereafter in the SHOP section of this website. To order prints please contact jane@janeleemccracken.co.uk ...more

JUNE 2013 - PLATE PROTOTYPES READY FOR EXHIBITION

'IN HOMAGE TO THE LAST GREAT CARNIVORES OF EURASIA', luxury dinner plate series produced by Paul Bishop of The New English ceramics company Stoke-on-Trent, prototypes are ready for 'The Woodcutter's Cottage', exhibition tour at the Mercer Art Gallery. Eight dinner plate designs were drawn in black Biro by Jane specially for the Mercer. For more information see 'In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia' in Gallery section. Plates are available to order. Please contact Jane at jane@janeleemccracken.co.uk for enquiries ...more

MAY 2013 - JARROW CROSS SCHOOL SHIELDS GAZETTE ARTICLE

Shields Gazette article about Jarrow Cross School's Arts Award. Jane gave a workshop with Customs House towards the students arts awards. ...more

APRIL 2013 - 'SEA VOICES' SHIELDS GAZETTE

Shields Gazette article about 'Sea Voices' book and exhibition. ...more

APRIL 2013 - 'SEA VOICES' JOURNAL ARTICLE

Newcastle Journal article featuring'Sea Voices' book. ...more

APRIL 2013 - 'SEA VOICES' EXHIBITION, 1st - 28th April, Customs House

Introducing 'Sea Voices' a multi media publication written by Anne Curtis, audio production by Heather Murdoch and illustrated by Jane Lee McCracken. 'Sea Voices' exhibition launches the audio book 'Sea Voices' and showcases original illustrations, prints, audio visual display as well as hard copies of the book and information on the forthcoming app. Books will available to order from Customs House as well as limited edition prints. ...more

FEBRUARY 2013 - LIVING NORTH FEBRUARY ISSUE

Article in Living North's 'State of the the Art' about limited edition prints. ...more

DECEMBER 2012 - WORKSHOP FOR HADRIAN PRIMARY ON CH-arted

Jane's workshop in conjunction with Customs House Gallery recorded on CH-arted, the gallery's educational website. ...more

DECEMBER 2012 - WORKSHOP FOR THOMAS BEWICK SCHOOL, NEWCASTLE

Workshop in conjunction with Customs House Gallery for 15 students from Thomas Bewick school to produce Biro drawings of Jane's drawings to be used as a design for a wall hanging to be exhibited in the Home Sweet Home Exhibition. ...more

DECEMBER 2012 - WORKSHOP FOR ‘EDUCATION OTHER THAN AT SCHOOL’, ASHINGTON, FAMILY SERVICES, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL

Workshop in conjunction with Customs House Gallery for four students advising how to illustrate a Fairy Tale book, performance and exhibition they are producing next year. ...more

NOVEMBER 2012 - HOME SWEET HOME EXHIBITION, CUSTOMS HOUSE GALLERY

Russian Doll Wallpaper and Moth plates exhibited in Home Sweet Home Exhibition, Customs House. ...more

NOVEMBER 2012 - PRINT DONATED TO THE WOLF CONSERVATION CENTER, NY, US

Print 1/200 of 'Lily' limited edition print run donated to The Wolf Conservation Center, NY, US for their annual Wolves and Wine fundraiser on 13th December 2012. ...more

NOVEMBER 2012 - LIMITED EDITION PRINT DONATION TO 'WOLVES AND HUMANS'

Limited edition print run of 200 giclee on German Etching prints of 'Lily' with 50% of all profits of each print donated to 'Wolves and Humans Foundation'. ...more

OCTOBER 2012 - TWO DAY WORKSHOP WITH HADRIAN PRIMARY SCHOOL, SOUTH SHIELDS

Jane Lee McCracken took part in a two day workshop alongside Customs House curator Esen Kaya to produce wallpaper with children from classes 9RC and 10RM of Year 5. Children made drawings in Biro of a selection of Jane's drawings and created three 3 metre long wallpaper panels that will be exhibited in the 'Home Sweet Home' Exhibition at Customs House in November. ...more

JULY 2012 - ARTICLE THE JOURNAL

Newspaper article featuring 'The Woodcutter's Cottage' exhibition in the JOURNAL ...more

SEPTEMBER 2012 - 'SEA VOICES'

The foundations of an audio book project involving Anne Curtis of Shoofly publishing, Heather Murdoch creating audio production and Jane Lee McCracken illustrating Anne Curtis's story 'Sea Voices'. ...more

JULY 2012 - ARTICLE SHIELDS GAZETTE

Newspaper article featuring 'The Woodcutter's Cottage' exhibition in the Shields Gazette ...more

JUNE 2012 - SOLO EXHIBITION AND INSTALLATION, CUSTOMS HOUSE, SOUTH SHIELDS, 23RD JUNE - 29TH JULY 2012

'The Woodcutter's Cottage', exhibition and installation of Biro drawing, handmade fabrics, interior pieces and objects. ...more

MAY 2012 - GICLEE PRINTS AVAILABLE FROM WEBSITE SHOP

Limited editions of Giclee prints are now available from Jane's website shop. ...more

MAY 2010 - ARTICLE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION NEWSLETTER MAY ISSUE

Article in Royal British Legion Newsletter, May 2010. ...more

APRIL 2010 - ARTICLE 'BREAKS OF 10'

Article posted by Danny Hughes in 'Breaks of 10' Fashion, Streetart, Music, Photography and Culture blog. Thanks Danny! ...more

APRIL 2010 - MAYBE MYRTLE TYRTLE "HOTEL FANDANGO", ALBUM COVER COMMISSION

NEWCASTLE based band 'MAYBE MYRTLE TYRTLE', commission artwork for their first album "Hotel Fandango". Good luck to the band for the launch of their album! ...more

MARCH 2010 - NEW PIECE

After 5 months work Jane has completed a new piece for her 'Tales from the East' Series. Called 'TV Screen III - East meets West, Forests' Memories' it is 30cm x 60cm and drawn in colour Biro. ...more

FEBRUARY 2010 - 'BERWICK ADVERTISER' ARTICLE 4 FEBRUARY

Article in Berwick Advertiser to highlight 'Living North' article. ...more

FEBRUARY 2010 - ARTICLE IN 'LIVING NORTH' MAGAZINE FEBRUARY ISSUE

FOUR PAGE ARTICLE featuring Jane McCracken's Biro art in 'Living North' magazine. Available in the North East until mid February. ...more