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Working on a Cruise Ship: Chris Vounnou and Katherine Moreno

August 1st, 2017

Cruise ship jobs are equally rewarding, challenging, and enlightening. In fact, many onboard art gallery associates often assert: “It’s the hardest job you’ll ever love.” True to this mantra, when working onboard a cruise ship, love is inevitable—personally and professionally. As part of Park West’s onboard art program, auctioneers Chris Vounnou and Katherine Moreno engageRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Rae-Anne Forrester and Joseph Welton

June 28th, 2017

When you work on board cruise ships, no two days are alike. From producing live art auctions, enrichment programs, and exhibitions on board to enjoying the sights and sounds of the world’s wonders off the clock—a life at sea begets adventure. This past year, auctioneers Rae-Anne Forrester and Joseph Welton have been making their careerRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Joe and Eszter Wilson

May 31st, 2017

When you embark on a shipboard career, you’re guaranteed to surprise yourself in more ways than one. Some art associates, gallery directors, and art auctioneers identify their talents early and swiftly rise through the ranks; others realize their public speaking ability; and some even fall in love. Auctioneers Joe and Eszter Wilson met on boardRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Leif Rydfors

May 3rd, 2017

Sailing on open seas, visiting new ports of call every week, and hosting live art auctions and seminars —onboard auctioneers and associates experience all this and more. Meet Leif Rydfors, an art auctioneer who has managed successful onboard art programs on over 45 cruise ships. To Leif, working on board cruise ships isn’t just anotherRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Luke Proctor

April 14th, 2017

Looking for an opportunity to sharpen your professional business skills outside of a cubicle or classroom? You’re not alone. Meet Luke Proctor, a talented fine art auctioneer who has represented Park West for more than 10 years. Learn more about Luke’s art adventures around the globe in his exclusive Q&A with Park West Gallery: LukeRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Heath Bristol and Tatum Holloway

March 2nd, 2017

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them more as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. To auctioneers Heath Bristol and Tatum Holloway, the world of fine art seemed a worldRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Brian Arbuthnot and Gaby Gonzalez

January 30th, 2017

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them more as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. Brian Arbuthnot and Gaby Gonzalez were always just inches away from each other before meetingRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Andries Schoeman and André Mostert

January 26th, 2017

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them more as our auctioneers share their favorite adventures in the art world. Andries Schoeman and André Mostert both studied at the University of Stellenbosch in CapeRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Lloyd Flay and Maggie Galvin

December 9th, 2016

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them more as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. Lloyd Flay worked on land with high-end luxury brands such as Rolex Watch Company andRead More

Working on a Cruise Ship: Michael Cowan and Christopher Harrison

November 7th, 2016

Many of our Park West collectors develop friendships with the art teams over the course of their land or sea vacations. Here’s a chance to get to know them more as they share their favorite adventures in the art world. Park West auctioneer Michael Cowan attended college outside Toronto, Canada for event planning and brandRead More