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About

ArtWave is the world’s preeminent Travel and Arts technology and media company.

Based in NYC, ArtWave’s luxury cruise ship business model offers a breakthrough way to enjoy and collect art.

ArtWave has a massive and eclectic global network of art, artists and artisans (all genres). Strategic relationships all over the world including hundreds of cruise ports of call.

Travel & Arts.
The World’s Greatest Art, Artists and Artisans.
The Best Locations.

We strategically build and grow art brands.
  • Sales
  • Curation
  • Licensing
  • Social media
  • Brand Development
  • Artist Representation
  • Original Video Content
  • Audio & Video Podcasting
  • NFT Non-Fungible Tokens
Paul Durante
Paul Durante
Founder/CEO

Paul is a renowned expert and global influencer in the business of art, technology, media and brand development. For many years, he has owned and operated art galleries on numerous luxury cruise lines. He also conceptualized and brokered an artist’s hull painting of an entire cruise ship -- the first deal of its kind. Additionally, Paul has held executive and on-air positions within some of North America’s largest media companies. This includes SiriusXM, Clear Channel/iHeartMedia, Rogers Media and CBC. He also co-hosted the CBS business program The Ultimate Entrepreneur where guests included Marc Cuban, Tony Robbins and Daymond John. While consulting a famed NYC artist, Paul created a concept for marketing and selling art that was featured in Vanity Fair.

John Fox
John Fox
Co-Founder

John is one of the most respected and accomplished executives in the cruise industry. This includes a 28-year career with Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. During his tenure there, John founded and headed three departments—government relations, customer relations and community relations—all of which were rated best in the cruise industry.

JJ Ullrich
JJ Ullrich
SVP Global Operations

JJ is an inspiring leader who’s collaborated with some of the most successful companies and culturally diverse teams in the world. A veteran of 20+ years in the Cruise Line & Hospitality industries who was part of the Executive Committee for nearly 15 years, JJ’s had the unique opportunity to create, optimize, and scale numerous global projects while excelling in customer success and strategic business growth. He was selected to direct the onboard programming and operations for several luxury cruise ships with Princess Cruises during their first ever year-round expansion into China and Japan. JJ was also part of the original team that launched the largest private residential yacht on earth in 2002 called The World, Residences At Sea. His proven track record of combining vision and ingenuity was forged from 25 years of working around the world with more than 50 nationalities and exploring 160 countries as well as visiting all 7 continents many times over. Those work experiences and travel journeys have given JJ the unique insight and opportunity to help ArtWave achieve future success on a global scale.

Dan Gibbons
Dan Gibbons
SVP Partnerships

Dan has been involved in the Cruise and Hospitality Industries for over 25 years. As with many Cruise Executives, he started in an onboard entry level position as a way to see the world and then fell in love with and stayed within the industry. Dan’s experience ranges from Entertainment, Guest Programs, Shore Excursions, Transportation, Accommodations and Housekeeping, F&B, and Art Sales. He was a member of the Executive Committee onboard Princess Cruises and was the first Canadian ever appointed to the rank of Cruise Director with Princess. His tenure on land as Division Manager for Holland America Group ensures that he has a well rounded view of the entire industry. Dan has also been the recipient of numerous awards for revenue, management skills and team leadership. Dan has personally curated art and art products around the world and executed their successful sales onboard.

WHY US?

ArtWave makes the art collecting process fun.
Our technology makes it easy.
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Our Tech Connects.
Collectors and The World’s Greatest Art, Artists and Artisans.

ArtWave is a global movement. An incredible combination of Travel and The Arts.

With our proprietary platform, you’re the artist and the gallerist. Show everything virtually. Take commissions from around the world. Control your brand.

We can Tokenize it too #nft

You Can Exhibit Worldwide.

With our luxury cruise ships, we sail the world connecting Artists and Artisans with Collectors. These Collectors want to meet you. They want to see how and where you create. They want experiential, behind the curtain, memories of their travels. They want to acquire the work that comes from your soul.

We invite you to have Exhibitions onboard. And you can invite these Collectors to visit your studio.

Because this is your ArtWave.

ARTISTS

Established Favorites. Emerging Superstars. History’s Masters.
ARTWAVE EXCLUSIVES

ArtWave’s proprietary technology and constant innovation attracts the elite.

JOIN US

Artists-send us your best.
ArtWave is now accepting select artist portfolios for consideration. The benefits for artists are unparalled.
Huge Potential Sales
  • Selling art to passengers-massive volume
  • Selling art to cruise lines for their onboard permanent collection
Enormous Exposure
  • Captive audience-passengers have time for art enrichment and immersion
  • Wealthy audience-high disposable income, predisposition to spend, global tastemakers, and wanting souvenirs of their holiday
Artist Perk: Complimentary Cruises All Over the World
  • Create-and sell-art while onboard
  • Different ships visiting amazing ports of call
Marketing and Sales Assistance
  • Video production
  • Branding and media strategies
VIP Connoisseur Events
  • High net worth passengers
  • Sailings that can generate 7-figures per cruise
"ArtWave and Artists: A Powerful Partnership"
Sales Professionals-
travel the world.
Show us your integrity, your love of helping people and how great you are at closing deals.
Have a lot of fun. Make a lot of money.

Videos

This is ArtWave
Fun. Revolutionary. Global.
ArtWave Tech
Image Recognition, RFID and true art authentication.
Eric Mourlot’s - What is Art?
Renowned Expert. Why is it worth $1 or $1M?
Live Painting - Eric Waugh
The world’s best.
Featured Artist - Nicholas Teetelli
Famed fine art photographer.
Steiner Sports
Iconic athlete memorabilia collection.
PICASSO
No limits. He changed the game.
Dali on Azamara
The Master, and his sculpture collection.

Videos

This is ArtWave
Fun. Revolutionary. Global.
ArtWave Tech
Image Recognition, RFID and true art authentication.
Eric Mourlot’s - What is Art?
Renowned Expert. Why is it worth $1 or $1M?
Live Painting - Eric Waugh
The world’s best.
Featured Artist - Nicholas Teetelli
Famed fine art photographer.
Steiner Sports
Iconic athlete memorabilia collection.
PICASSO
No limits. He changed the game.
Dali on Azamara
The Master, and his sculpture collection.

CONTACT

We partner with and hire the best.
Artists: Global Exposure
Artists: Grow Your Brand
Art Professionals: Travel The World
General Inquiries: Ask Us Anything

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