Awarded the Queen’s Service Medal in 2011 for his contribution to art, New Zealand Master Artist, Craig Primrose is known throughout the world for his skilful portraiture, sporting imagery and stunning landscapes.

For over 14 years Craig was the preferred artist to Sir Edmund Hillary, capturing memorable moments in the life of the greatest New Zealander of our times.


Craig’s interest in sport has also seen him create a number of artworks encompassing yachting, motorsport, tennis , golf and football. Craig has produced art representing Manchester United along with several other European football clubs and has completed stunning oils of football legend, Pele and tennis champion Andre Agassi.


With sell out exhibitions in New York and Silverstone Craig’s works are now found throughout Europe, Australia, Asia and America and through selected galleries in New Zealand.


Craig only works with oils on teak stretched Belgium linen however limited prints of certain artworks are now being made available. A selection of Craig’s works is displayed in the galleries of this website, along with details of artworks available for sale. Craig is also available for commission artwork.


To purchase original art, prints or to commission artwork please visit the Contact page of this website.