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Local artist featured in Refugee Week Event

Mirwais Janbaz poses with his artwork

An artwork by Casey resident, artist and SMRC Bicultural Worker Mirwais Janbaz was recently featured in a Refugee Week Art Exhibition held by the Department of Home Affairs to celebrate 2022 Refugee Week.

A self-taught artist, Mirwais shared with event attendees the story of his art and his journey as a refugee from Afghanistan via Pakistan to Australia.

Mirwais’s artwork was one of a number of pieces created by refugees showcased as part of the event.

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