McCracken explores nature with camera in hand, gathering reference material for her paintings. Working mainly with oils, she particularly enjoys working in fine detail. She works out of her studio on Trent Lakes, Ontario. She has received awards at the Buckhorn Fine Arts Festival, The Annual Academy of Arts Show and the Wildlife, Nature, and Native Show at the Beaux-Arts Brampton. She has exhibited in various shows and galleries throughout Ontario including: Buckhorn Festival of the Arts, Kawartha Arts Festival, Beaux-Art Brampton, Etobicoke Civic Center Gallery, Sidestreet Gallery, Auburn Gallery of Fine Art, and the Assembly Hall.