In its fourth year, the 2013 Heartlands Refugee Art Prize Exhibition was presented by AMES and Multicultural Arts Victoria in partnership with Parks Victoria, VicHealth and the Victorian Multicultural Commission.
70 talented refugee artists submitted their work for this year's prize and artists from 16 countries were represented in the artworks that were shortlisted.
The exhibitions showcased the shortlisted entries, including all the winning artworks. They were held at fortyfivedownstairs, Walker Street Gallery and Werribee Park. A total prize pool of over $20,000 was shared by three primary prize-winners, a new arrival prize and an artist in residence award. The first prize was $12,000 (Acquisitive).
Take a look at our Image Gallery to view the shortlisted and winning entries for this year's prize.