The artist was born, on 16 November 1963, in the Republic of South Africa. She has been residing in the Sultanate of Oman for the past seven years. Her pen-name is ‘Ilza’.
A prodigy with the gift ‘to see in the spiritual realm’ without any formal art training.
A synesthete trying to incorporate her experiences in order to live as normal a life as possible.
She counts ancestors from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The artist has been drawing for the past thirteen and a half years.
Skilled in neurological psychology, medical and forensic science, aviation mechanics, and management as well as multi-cultural mediation, negotiation, and adaptability, holding more than 600 continuing education credits, spread over safety and security, health, and emergency service fields.
The artist is CEO of her own company, specializing in research (data science) across various subject matter, mostly in cyberspace; as a service to a confidential client base.
This allows her to work flexible hours, as she has to continuously consider her health situation being a sufferer of the autoimmune condition: ‘SecondarySjögrenSyndrome’ with mixed tissue disorder.
She sells her art by invitation only.
She plans to have two public exhibitions in 2018: Enclosure Fathom Part 1 – February and Enclosure Fathom Part 2 – December.
She signs her work on the bottom of each picture or photograph as well as at the back, and adds one blue rose to the end product – see (5520) A.
A holographic security patch sticker is affixed to each work upon its sale, unique to the artist, and securely coded.
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