jennifer mcRae

Jennifer McRae is one of Scotland’s best contemporary artists having studied painting at Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen from 1987-1992 . This year, 2019, she was 1st prize winner in the Lynn Painter Stainers Award
In 2002 Jennifer moved to London,after being offered a bursary place on the Drawing Year at the Prince's Drawing School. She set up a studio in Southwark, where she continues to practice today. 
Over the years she has received awards as either the Winner or Runner-Up from the BP Portrait Award, the Hunting Art Prizes, the Singer Friedlander and Kaupthing Watercolour prizes, the Morrison Scottish Portrait award and most recently the Honourary Society of Painter Stainers Award.In August 2008, she was the Winner of the RWS/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. 

Her work can be found in several public collections including the National Portrait Gallery, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Reading Museum amongst others and is also included in private collections both in Europe and the US.


Leonard Manasseh, R.A. Architect (from whom the work currently available comes)
Viscount Weir Weir Group
Edinburgh Fund Managers
Dame Prof. Gillian Beer Retiring Principal, Clare Hall, Cambridge
Robin Jenkins Writer (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)
Thelma Holt Theatre Producer (National Portrait Gallery)
Margaret Smith Lady Provost, Aberdeen City Council
Paul Anderson Musician (Aberdeen Art Gallery)
Alan Caiger-Smith Ceramicist (Reading Museum)
Michael Frayn Playwright & author (National Portrait Gallery)
Richard Smethurst Provost, Worcester College, Oxford
Dr Alison Elliott Moderator for the Church of Scotland
Standard Chartered International Bank
Mansur Ali Khan:Nawab of Pataudi commissioned by Lord's MCC
Andy Flowers commissioned by Lord's MCC
Michael Vaughan commissioned by Lord's MCC
Dame Stephanie Shirley, Prior's Court School, Newbury
Sir Dominic Cadbury (Birmingham University)
Sir Tim Berners Lee, for the Royal Society London
Dame Judi Dench for the Garrick Club London