Hyperion - from the Significant Equine Skeleton project - in progress


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


"Parade"  Etching & Aquatint   40 x 50 cm   

National Open Print Exhibition 2018 Bankside Gallery London

 new york22

"The Case for Drawing" conference drawing New York.

for more examples please click :-

drawings of conferences page

Drawing, Printmaking, Documentary drawing.

Work from recent residencies includes WW1 centenary drawings of The Queens Own Yeomanry, Chester, and construction drawings of new Central London Gallery premises for The Royal Watercolour Society.

New etchings, working processes and popular Bargain Boxes are on display in the studio during Open Days. These are held in the Autumn and just before Christmas. Details are posted nearer the time.

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

The Hollies Studio, 07887 525050
enquiries julia@juliamidgley.co.uk

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

High quality reproductions of all drawings and landscapes can be ordered from the studio whilst reproductions of landscapes and horse drawings can be viewed here:  Looks Good on the Wall

Documentary drawing

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

2017 - 2018 Resident Artist to LJMU Roscoe 
Lecture series

2012 - 2015 War Art & Surgery 
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 link below

residency back catalogue:-
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

Visit the Printmaking page to see new edition "Parade" 

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 commissions / reportage

for sketchbook

for drawings of conference proceedings -


for giclee reproductions of artworks
Looks Good on the Wall

for small works

for the Derwent Art Prize

for Royal Watercolour Society




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