Drawing, Printmaking, Documentary drawing.
Open Studio events
The studio opens twice a year, usually for a weekend in September or October, and again mid December just before Christmas.
However direct enquiries for personal appointments are always welcome, please see contact details below:-
The Hollies Studio, 79 School Lane, Hartford, Cheshire CW8 1PG 01606 77006
Documentary Projects:-have included :-
Drawings of conferences
see Conference drawings page
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
and most recently......
Art & Surgery
War Art & Surgery is a contemporary response
to surgeon artist Henry Tonks' WW1 pastel portraits of facial
reconstruction. The project resulted in the production of over 150
drawings representing military surgeons in training and the rehabilitation of recently wounded soldiers on their road to recovery.
drawings reflect the training and expertise of clinicians and the
heroism of those who survived life-changing injuries.
exhibition tour culminated at The Brindley, Runcorn in November 2015
and has now closed. Information about future displays will be posted
here. View the project exhibition by following this link to
a TV interview recorded in The Brindley galleries :-
"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 on the documentary page, click on link below, 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:-
studio 01606 77006 or
e mail email@example.com
Awards Three drawings from the War Art & Surgery portfolio have been shortlisted for the
John Ruskin 2015 Drawing Prize - award winners to be announced 25th February 2016.
For further reportage projects click on documentary page link below
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.
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
Fellow of the Royal
Society of Painter Printmakers, R.E.
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
The Chelsea Arts Club
email: firstname.lastname@example.org. or call 01606 77006