War, Art & Surgery project image no. W.A.S.010


War Art & Surgery project image no. W.A.S.051


War Art & Surgery project image no. W.A.S.072


shadow 2

"Shadow 2" Aquatint  11x 10 cm  - drawings of horses

shadow leap

"Shadow Leap" Aquatint  16 x 10 cm 

Drawing, Printmaking, Documentary drawing.

Open Studio 2015

The next Open Studio event will take place on Sunday 13th December 2015.
Home made refreshments will be served in aid of the AGBI
(Artists General Benevolent Institution ).

The Hollies Studio, 79 School Lane, Hartford, Cheshire CW8 1PG  01606 77006
enquiries julia@juliamidgley.co.uk

War Art & Surgery

From 3rd October - 29th November more than 50 drawings from the War Art & Surgery project will be exhibited at The Brindley, Runcorn -  http://www.thebrindley.org.uk/index.php/exhibitions/

Follow this link to see TV interview recorded at The Brindley in the War Art & Surgery exhibition:-

As a response to Henry Tonks WW1 pastel portraits over 150 drawings have been produced representing military surgeons in training and the rehabilitation of recently wounded soldiers on their road to recovery.
The drawings reflect the training and expertise of clinicians and the heroism of those who survived life-changing injuries.

Project publication

"War, Art and Surgery: Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in the work of Henry Tonks and Julia Midgley" edited by Samuel J.M.M. Alberti, is now available from :-


for full details and further information please visit


Some of the drawings are illustrated to the left and also at :-


Drawings from the  War Art & Surgery project are now available for acquisition
and can be viewed by appointment in the Cheshire studio.
War Art & Surgery is an Arts Council England funded project
For enquries please contact:- 01606 77006 or
e mail  julia@juliamidgley.co.uk

Personal work uses drawings of horses, often as a metaphor, often as studies for larger works. There are new Horse drawings on the Horses page .

Visit the Printmaking page to see award winning etchings or click on the appropriate image below for Personal, Documentary, Horses, Amphitheatre, and DLA Piper pages.

Documentary Projects:-

As a member of artistsinarchaeology I worked on the 
Stonehenge Riverside Project from 2007 -09 :-

DLA Piper Artist in Residence 2007 - 2008 for the new Liverpool School of Art & Design building designed by Rick Mather for L.J.M.U. :- http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/corporatecommunications/92595.htm  

For further reportage projects click on documentary page link below


1993 and 2000 Laing Landscape Awards (Manchester)
1996 The Rainford Trust Prize ( painting ) 

1996 The Gainsborough's House Prize ( printmaking , and ... most recently in
2007 "Coast" National competition and exhibition ( painting ) 

2009 The Printmaking Today Prize - R.E. Annual exhibition Bankside Gallery London

Professional Memberships:-

Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, 
Reader in Documentary Drawing at Liverpool School Art & Design, Liverpool John Moores University ( ret'd 2013).
Member & past Vice President of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts;
C.A.N. (Cheshire Artists Network)

The Chelsea Arts Club 

email: julia@juliamidgley.co.uk.  or call 01606 77006

Contact details are as follows:
studio :  01606 77006
e.           julia@juliamidgley.co.uk

for most recently completed small works










blue american horse

t.parthian archer
Drawings of Horses Documentary Printmaking Chester Roman Amphitheatre DLA Piper Residency