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6 Weeks to Eternity

exhibition

In 2016 the 6 Weeks to Eternity exhibition transported visitors back to the 1970s... Read more about this

The Joy Of Sheff

exhibition

The Joy of Sheff opened for one day in May 2013 and was the first large-scale exhibition by Pete McKee, drawing in 3,000 visitors. Read more about this

Fox Valley Mural

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Pete was commissioned by the people behind the new Fox Valley shopping development to create a mural that celebrated the heritage of the sight. Built in the grounds of a former steal works Pete wanted to pay homage to the workers of the past.

Frank Manchester

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As part of the Thud Crackle Pop exhibition tour Pete created a mural in each place it visited. This is Frank outside in Manchester, there was also another in Shoreditch London.

Fox Valley Sculpture

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To sit alongside the mural at Fox Valley Pete was asked to create a sculpture for the entrance of the development. Pete created ‘Granddad Fox’ along with sculptor Anthony Bennett. He is holding an umbrella as the old steal works was famous for creating…

Frank Sheffield

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This was created in October 2016 for the ‘Feature Walls’ exhibition. Pete was asked to create a mural in Sheffield, there were 10 other artists who took part too and they are spread out across the city.

Harrogate Mural

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This huge mural was created for when Pete’s traveling exhibition ‘Thud Crackle Pop‘ visited Harrogate. Each panel was 8ft x 8ft and was created in the garden at Pete’s gallery, which is actually only 7ft x 7ft in size. The panels were then attached to…

Goofy Takes a Break

collaboration

Over the years Pete has created work for ACME Archives, ACME are based in the U.S.A and they commission artists to create there own versions of famous films and characters. Pete has created work for Disney, Family Guy and Tron.

The Snog

art

Now a landmark in Sheffield but not a lot of people know the story behind this mural. It was originally done as a promotional piece for the ‘Joy Of Sheff‘ exhibition. Pete asked the owners of the pub Fagans if he could do this, however with no knowledge…

Yorkshire Peloton

collaboration

In the summer of 2014 the world’s most famous bike race ‘The Tour De France’ visited Sheffield. To celebrate this Pete created ‘The Yorkshire Peloton’ his take on the famous peloton visiting the county.

Clarks Shoes

collaboration

In 2011 Pete was approached by Clarks shoes to produce a limited edition version of their classic desert boot. Pete chose to create a set of Mod lads and girls which featured on the heel of the boot. Over 5000 of these were produced which all sold out.

Marjorie

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Marjorie was Pete’s entry to the Herd Of Sheffield project. over 58 5ft elephants were painted and displayed around the city of Sheffield. The elephants were on display for some months before being auctioned off. Pete’s elephant features the men and women…

Noel Gallagher

collaboration

After sending him a painting back in 2009 Noel has been a fan of Pete’s work and over the years have worked on a number of projects. The most notable was probably the limited edition prints for the Teenage Cancer Trust. In 2013 50 of these prints were…

Paul Smith - Japan

collaboration

April 2011 Paul Smith asked Pete if he would create a range of images which he could print onto some of his products to help celebrate his 20th year in Japan. Pete ended up taking this a little further and created a whole exhibition ‘Teenage Kicks’ celebrating…

Rega

collaboration

Rega are a british manufacturer of turntables, they approached Pete in 2015 to create a limited edition version of their classic RP1 turntable. As a massive fan of vinyl and already owning a Rega turntable Pete immediately said yes and created ‘Club Rega’… Read more about this

XFM

collaboration

A few years back XFM started running a charity night where instead of getting a musician to play they had a conversation and Q and A with them. Noel Gallagher did the first event and suggested we should do a limited print to go along side the event. Since…

Yorkshire Day

collaboration

A commission from Yorkshire Tea, who celebrate Yorkshire Day better than anyone else. this was a range of t-shirts which were given away at a number of events they ran over the day.

Thud Crackle Pop London

exhibition

TCP was designed as a Pop-up exhibition. The show was based around a record store. All the paintings were related to the love of vinyl and all the prints were displayed like LP sleeves and displayed in record browsers so you had to find the prints much… Read more about this

Thud Crackle Pop - Manchester

exhibition

A photo from the Manchester leg of the TCP tour. Tim Burgess DJ’d at the launch party too.

BBC 6 Music

collaboration

Every year Steve Lamacq hold ‘Wear Your Old Band T-shirt To Work Day’ people are encouraged to dig out their favourite band shirts and wear them for the day. Pete created this design for 6 Music which they used for promotion of the event.

The Charlatans - Tramlines Festival

collaboration

Tramlines is a music festival held in Sheffield. in recent years a local artist Tom Newell started putting together a gig poster exhibition where he asked artists to create a print for one of the bands. Pete has worked with Tim Burgess on a few projects…

The Human League Album

collaboration

The League were one of Pete’s favourite bands when he was growing up so was over the moon to be asked by the band if he would design their upcoming album anthology ‘A Very British Synthesiser Group’.