Hyperion - from the Significant Equine Skeleton project - in progress


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


"Puck"  Etching & Aquatint produced for the Shakespeare Centenary 2016

 new york22

"The Case for Drawing" conference drawing New York.

for more examples please click :-

drawings of conferences page

Drawing, Printmaking, Documentary drawing.

Open Studio

The next Open Studio will be on Sunday 10th December from noon - 6.00 p.m.   This December we will be also be showing small paintings by Oscar Godfrey and small bronzes by Joanne Risley.

Home made canapes, mince pies and mulled wine served in aid of the Artists General Benevolent Institution.


To arrange a personal studio visit at any other time during the year simply contact :-

The Hollies Studio, Hartford, Cheshire, 01606 77006
enquiries julia@juliamidgley.co.uk

Drawings of conferences
produced in New York,  Lisbon, Porto, and the UK
for examples please click here
Conference drawings page

Residencies  1997 - 2009
Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen Hospital Trust 1997 - 1999
Granada Television Regional News for Year of the Artist 2000 - 2001

Blackpool Pleasure Beach 2000 - 2002
Chester Roman Amphitheatre  2004 - 2005
Liverpool Cathedral 2005
Stonehenge Riverside Project 2007 - 2009

War Art & Surgery 2012 - 2015
War Art & Surgery is a contemporary response
to surgeon artist Henry Tonks' WW1 pastel portraits of facial reconstruction. Over 150 drawings representing military surgeons in training and the rehabilitation of recently wounded soldiers on their road to recovery were produced.

View the project :-





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, available here

Drawings can be viewed by appointment in the Cheshire studio.
For further reportage projects click the documentary page link below

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

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


1993 & 2000  Laing Landscape Awards (Manchester) 

1995     The Rainford Trust Prize ( painting ) 

1995     The Gainsborough's House Prize ( printmaking) 

2007     Coast National competition and exhibition ( painting ) 

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

     Shortlisted - Ruskin Drawing Prize  ( War Art & Surgery )

2016     Shortlisted - Derwent Drawing Prize  
            (Equine Skeleton drawing )

Professional Memberships:-

Fellow The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, 

Associate Royal Watercolour Society,  A.R.W.S.

Reader in Documentary Drawing, Liverpool School Art & Design, Liverpool
John Moores University ( ret'd 2013). 

Member Reportager 

Affiliate member Medical Artists Association

Member & past Vice President of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts

C.A.N. (Cheshire Artists Network) 

 julia@juliamidgley.co.uk.  or 
01606 77006   mob. 07887 525050

for drawings of conference proceedings -


for most recently completed small works

for the Derwent Art Prize

for the John Ruskin Prize 2015 shortlist

for reportage and printmaking





huntsman + magnet
t.amphino.48 dla desk
Drawings of Horses Documentary Printmaking Chester Roman Amphitheatre DLA Piper Residency