Sharmaine Thérèsa Pretorius is a high – end, South African ex-pat artist, who has been living in the Sultanate of Oman, deep inside the desert in Nizwa, an ancient – mystical Arabic city, for the past 9 odd years. Sharmaine has also been described as the ‘essence of an extraordinary gifted mind’ because of her prodigally styled, intellect and intricate artistic drawings which include hidden puzzles and musical compositions. They are her holographic memories copied from her vivid dreams.
She has recently exhibited at the CICA Museum in Seoul and LACDA in Los Angeles, taking part in group exhibitions.
Her 2nd solo exhibition called ‘Enclosure Fathom – Part 2’, had its private opening event in Oman during December 2019 and will be seen in Mallorca and Georgia in 2020.
She has been published in Times of Oman, Faces of Oman, Georgia Today, Freigeist-verlag, webzine – ‘Life As A Human’, The Week etc.