About the Artist

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 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 […]

Contact Us

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     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

HOME

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     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. […]

The Rose – Zero-Knowledge Protocol (5523)

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     Artist Notes: In cryptography, a zero-knowledge proof or zero-knowledge protocol is a method by which one party (the prover) can prove to another party (the verifier) that a given statement is true, without conveying any information apart from the fact that the statement is indeed true. Another way of understanding this would be: Interactive zero-knowledge proofs require interaction between the individual (or computer system) proving […]

CHANGE: Yggdrasil (5518) A Paper and Digital Composition.

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 Artist Notes: It traveled aboard Orbital ATK’s mission to the International Space Station (ISS) and was released from the American aerospace firm’s ship once it docked at the ISS.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOtmmdTyu88 It traveled onboard a nanosatellite, or “nanosat”,  which is small, about the size of a loaf of bread, and weighs just 6 pounds (2.8 kilograms), but it packs a punch in terms […]