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Auctioneer Spotlight: Henry-John Kruth

November 1st, 2019

Meet November’s spotlight auctioneer—Henry-John Kruth! Originally a high school teacher, Henry joined Park West in 2016 and has been sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for fine art ever since. Read more about his background, how he helped plan a cruise guest’s proposal, and so much more.

Auctioneer Spotlight: Matty Whittam and Sasha Voronova

October 2nd, 2019

Meet October’s spotlight auctioneers—Matty Whittam and Sasha Voronova! These top auctioneers are shining bright on their current ship, the Carnival Breeze, and we’re excited to see what they have in store for the future. Read more about their background, favorite onboard moments, and much more here.

Auctioneer Spotlight: Jared Hamer and Irene van Huyssteen

September 4th, 2019

Park West Gallery’s art auctioneers spend their days traveling from exotic port to exotic port, holding auctions and seminars to get people excited about art. Sounds like a pretty amazing career, right? Jared Hamer and Irene van Huyssteen would definitely agree with that statement—they’re two of Park West’s top auctioneers, currently stationed on Norwegian Bliss, the newest ship in theRead More

Auctioneer Spotlight: Mike Grobler

August 2nd, 2019

The Park West experience is defined by entertainment, our unique collection of artists, and most importantly—our talented onboard Art Teams. This month, we’re spotlighting Auctioneer Mike Grobler, a South African-native who continues to redefine the meaning of leadership. As a five-year veteran with Park West, Mike attributes his success to none other than teamwork.

Auctioneer Spotlight: Alex White

April 16th, 2019

It takes a special kind of person to head off onto the high seas to spread their love of art to travelers around the world. Alex White is one of those rare individuals, which is why he’s a perfect fit for Park West. Park West employs teams of enthusiastic art auctioneers all over the globe,Read More

Auctioneer Spotlight: Alex O’Rafferty and Candi Hanson

April 16th, 2019

At Park West, we know one thing for certain—our collectors love our onboard Art Teams. We hear it all the time. When people attend our auctions and art events on cruise ships, they tell us that they walk away with a newfound enthusiasm for art, and that excitement originates with our charismatic auctioneers and associates.

Auctioneer Spotlight: Andre Herselman and Marisha Jansen van Rensburg

April 16th, 2019

Park West believes that art is for everyone, and there’s no one who embodies that belief more than our onboard art auctioneers and gallery teams. When our collectors board a cruise ship with a Park West Gallery, they know they’re going to meet an exciting, passionate team of art lovers.

Auctioneer Spotlight: Ty and Gracie Braga

April 16th, 2019

Over and over again, Park West collectors have told us that one of the highlights of their collecting experience is the lasting friendships they develop with our art auctioneers and gallery teams. Park West takes a great deal of pride in this—these personal connections are a huge part of our mission to connect people fromRead More

Auctioneer Spotlight: Mark Muller and Natasha Moore

April 16th, 2019

Many Park West collectors develop lasting friendships with our auctioneers and art teams, underscoring our 50-year reputation of connecting people from all walks of life with artwork they love. Here’s a chance to get to know two Park West auctioneers as they share some of their favorite artists, client memories, and travel adventures.

Auctioneer Spotlight: Alan Ridderhof

April 16th, 2019

Many Park West collectors develop lasting friendships with our art teams, underscoring our 49-year reputation of connecting people from all walks of life with artwork they love. Here’s a chance to get to know one Park West auctioneer more as he shares some of his favorite client memories, travel adventures, and auction moments. Alan RidderhofRead More