Welcome to The Art Showroom!  I am Sharmaine Thérèsa Pretorius (SHARM.T.P). You are here with me today,  in Nizwa, in Al Dakliyah Region in the Sultanate of Oman.  It is in the middle of the desert and I consider this my home and creative space. I live in the suburb, Birkat – Al Mouz, near Jebel Agdar Mountain. […]

About the Artist and Artist Statement.


 SHARMAINE THÉRÈSA PRETORIUS [SHARM. T. P] The artist was born, on 16 November 1963, in the Republic of South Africa. She has been residing in the Sultanate of Oman since 2010. Her pen-name is ‘Ilza’. A prodigy with the gift ‘to see in the spiritual realm’ without any formal art training. https://facesoman.com/the-essence-of-an-extraordinary-gifted-mind/ A synesthete trying to incorporate her experiences in […]

Press Interviews


ARTIST NOTES: 1. LIFEASAHUMAN.COM Holographic Memories Visualised in Art by Mary-Philip: 21 February 2018, Webzine. https://lifeasahuman.com/2018/arts-culture/art/holographic-memories-visualised-in-art/ 2. FACES OMAN The Essence of an Extraordinary, Gifted Mind by Mary – Philip: 10th April 2018, printed magazine and Webzine. https://facesoman.com/the-essence-of-an-extraordinary-gifted-mind/ 3. FREIGEIST VERLAG PUBLISHERS Mars Trojan – Elon – The Shroud (5517) A – Page 221; a commentary on the work by […]

Contact Us


     Contact List: Enclosure Fathom – Part 1 and 2 – art exhibition details,  R.S.V.P. for the event listings and artist meets, ordering printed catalogues via snail mail, all general inquiries  – Pat Smit: patsmit1@gmail.com All inquiries regarding art auction, bids, sales, price points, press requests, etc. contact, Ben Ewing: Ben.Ewing@cms-cmno.com

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Upcoming Exhibitions

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Enclosure Fathom – Part 2 Enclosure Fathom – Part 2 – opening event and artist meet Oman: 16 to 24th December, bespoke service by invitation only. Enclosure Fathom – Part 2 – Mallorca, Spain – 2020;  dates to be announced. (100 tickets available) Enclosure Fathom – Part 2 – Mtsketha, Georgia – 2020;  dates to be announced. (100 tickets available) […]

Contemporary Landscape 2019 – CICA Museum: 01 – 11 to 17 – 11 – 2019


‘’Contemporary Landscape 2019: Exhibition – CICA Museum: 11. 01 – 11. 17. 2019 ’’ Look under catalogue list – nr  27. Sharmaine Thérèsa Pretorius ‘’I Wanna be A Star Walker.’’ (2008)  & 2.  ‘’The Rose Revisited: The Floating Matrix. ’’ (2006). ‘’I Wanna be A Star Walker.’’ The artist started this work in 2008 as she visited the aquarium in Busan and […]