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Lol and Woody Figurine

Collaborations • 2015

6 Weeks to Eternity

Exhibitions • 2016

As the school bell rang out for the final time of the year, a mass exodus of kids, high on the prospects of the coming weeks of freedom, away from the drudgery of homework, learning and exams. 6 weeks to eternity is the story of those lost weeks. How…

The Joy Of Sheff

Exhibitions • 2016

May 2013 saw the opening of ‘The Joy of Sheff’ exhibition, a one-day only event that drew 3000 visitors to the Blue Shed in Sheffield. Over 700 of those arrived via the 2p bus ride, an original 1960s bus that ran from the city centre to the exhibition…

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APRON

Apparel

The image ‘Meat ‘n’ Tater Pie’ (Meat and Potato Pie) had not been used for a few years after the ‘Joy of Sheff’ exhibition but it seemed like a great image to use as an apron. Here is Pete modelling it for the Christmas photo shot in 2016.

CYCLING JERSEY

Apparel • 2017

Pete has always loved the imagery of cyclists from the 60’s and 70’s after the last Jersey he created for when the Tour de France visited Sheffield Pete thought it was time to release a new jersey. This will be launched at McKee London in 2017, there…

Paul Smith T-Shirt

Apparel • 2011

Pete was asked to design a t-shirt by Paul Smith for a special one-off range of products with online retailer ASOS. These t-shirts have all since sold out and Pete worked on a similar project with Paul and department store Selfridges.

Baby Needs New Shoes

Apparel

For winter 2015 a range of pendents were made featuring cropped McKee images. There were 4 in total and all were hand finished by the staff at Pete’s gallery.

Silk Scarf

Apparel

This silk scarf which features the image ‘Sunday Kind Of Love’ was made in England for Pete’s winter 2015 range.

Cufflinks

Apparel

These enamel cufflinks were limited edition of 100 and feature the boy from the painting ‘Start Of A Beautiful Relationship’.

Fox Valley Mural

Art

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

Art

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

Art

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

Art

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.

Frank Toy

Art

The first 3D McKee vinyl toy. Frank went on sale in 2013 and has since sold out. He was created by toy manufacturer Unbox Industries and came with his own dog bowl.

Harrogate Mural

Art

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

Art

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 Penguins

Art

In the winter of 2013 Pete started doodling o beer mats, he came up with this idea of taking penguins and placing them into famous albums. It was only supposed to be a bit of fun for display on Twitter but ended up becoming a book.

Tea Set

Art

This special limited edition set was created for winter 2016. Only 50 were made which all sold out. Each one also came with free Yorkshire Tea. Yorkshire Tea are great and often send Pete and the Gallery free tea.

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

Art

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

Collaborations

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.

Silver Blades

Apparel

Marjorie

Collaborations

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

Collaborations

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

Collaborations

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…

Planet X

Collaborations

Alongside the collection of work created for the ‘Tour De France’ Pete also worked with local bike company Planet X to create a one-off high end bike. Pete hand painted his cycling images on the frame which he says was one of the hardest surfaces to paint…

Rega

Collaborations

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’…

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Record Store Day

Collaborations

Pete worked in record stores when he was younger so he is a huge fan of Record Store Day. In 2015 he created these limited edition T-shirts which were sold in participating RSD shops.

Teenage Cancer Trust

Collaborations

In the past Pete had worked with Noel on special limited edition prints for the shows he plays for the charity at The Royal Albert Hall but after seeing the line-up for the 2014 events Pete asked Noel to put him in touch with the charity to see if he…

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XFM

Collaborations

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

Collaborations

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

Exhibitions

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…

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Thud Crackle Pop - Manchester

Exhibitions

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

BBC 6 Music

Books and Music

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 A to Z of McKee

Books and Music

This is a book that looks closer at Pete’s work, what inspires him and why he choses certain subject matters.

The Best of Sheff

Books and Music

This is the definative guide to Sheffield according to Pete. It features all his Sheffield related works and tells the story of his youth. The 92 page hardback book features rare and unseen work as well as a forward from Richard Hawley.

The Charlatans - Tramlines Festival

Books and Music

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

Books and Music

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’.

Kendal Calling

Books and Music

Pete plays in a ukelele band called the Everly Pregnant Brothers. They have played Kendal Calling a number of times now so one year created the poster to promote the event.

Oasis X McKee

Books and Music

From working with Noel Pete has also been able to produce some artwork for Oasis. He designed some tour posters for what would be some of their last shows in Manchester and London. More recently Pete created a poster which was sold at the Manchester exhibition…

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Coachella Music Festival

Books and Music

Pete was approached by the festival in 2016 to create a special limited edition print which would be sold at the festival. These are so rare that Pete doesn’t even have a copy.