About Us.

Art On Superyachts is dedicated to the protection and preservation of fine art in international waters.  

We aim to help Crew and Captains with the burden of priceless objects under their care.

We are a training company and consultancy assisting with onboard art collections. Our founder Pandora Mather-Lees, an Oxford-educated art historian has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial art sector. She has worked with galleries, museums, auctions houses, art related platforms, logistics, education and professional art organisations.

A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Pandora’s career includes over 20 years at Board level in the cultural sector, focusing on business strategy, marketing and development. A pioneer of digital learning, she created  Bridgeman Education an online resource of the world’s greatest art collections.

Pandora holds a first-class degree in the History of Art from Manchester University and an MSt. in Ancient History from Keble College, Oxford. She is a Liveryman in the Worshipful Company Of Arts Scholars and a founding member of The ADDG. This is the Art Due Diligence Group. She is Director of Pandora Art Services Consultancy.

our teaching team

Bella Kesoyan

Arts Business Development United Kingdom

Bella is a recent graduate of the Sotheby’s Institute MA Fine and Decorative Art and Design Programme. She is also a graduate of London Business School and Cass Business School. Prior to Sotheby’s Institute, Bella had three-years’ experience in relationship management and sales in the UKs largest financial institution.
Her areas of research interest include Russian avant-garde and Constructivism, as well as painters of the Italian Renaissance.

Cerise Washington

Arts Business Development UK and Middle East

Cerise is a well-travelled professional with a Fine Art, Design, and Communications background. Added to this she is an active Arts and Social Media Brand Blogger. Cerise graduated from Christie’s Education Art History course passing with High Distinction. Prior to  this Cerise enjoyed eighteen years of Middle Eastern experience living in Dubai, Beirut, and Kuwait. Here she worked within the Advertising and TV sector as a Graphic Designer and Art Director. She has worked for Ogilvy Dubai, Orbit Showtime Network UAE, Dell Computers and Porsche Middle East.  She created Business Development programmes for the UK and Middle East region. 

Wendy Zieger, Art Consultant, North America

Wendy Zieger

Arts Business Development Consultant Americas

Wendy is an experienced Art Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the fine art industry.  Wendy spent many years at Bridgeman Images and Bridgeman Education.  She is a strong arts and design professional skilled in Digital Images, Art History, Fine Art, Library Research, and Digital Media. 

She specialises in library management, sales and content support for North American clients.

Yacht Art Management

We are delighted to  partner with Yacht Art Management in Hamburg for whom we conduct training in the Practical Care of Onboard Art Collections.   YAM  oversees project management for major art installations, This includes planning, preparation of artworks for movement and install, logistics and liaison with designers , owners and art advisors over placement.  Together we assist superyacht owners with reducing the significant risks involved with high value objects on board. This means gathering and reviewing documentation and  protocols for all aspects of art in international waters. Directors Astor Salcedo and Tilman Kriesel have  worked with Pandora Art Services for some years to educate the art and superyacht industries.

Yacht Art Management Hamburg Partners of Pandora Art Services