Born in 1954 in Longa, Angola Flai grew up learning skills of subsistence farming and hunting from his family. 
He worked on a coffee plantation as a young man before receiving his military training from the Portuguese army. 
During the 1980's he worked for the South African Defence Force as a tracker.  He joined the relocation
to Schmidtsdrift in 1990.

 "It has been difficult to adapt to this new way of life.  My artwork is the knowledge I carry in my mind from my previous life."


Six buck, Linocut

Two houses, three buck

Animals of the veld

Man kills lion