the enthusiasts

"The Enthusiasts image size 25 x 30 cm  Etching & Aquatint  2021  The central characters
escape from recent restraints and embrace the future with enthusiasm.

withdrawal bill house of lords

House of Lords debate European Withdrawal Bill 19th October  2019


"Parade"  Etching & Aquatint   40 x 50 cm  
Commended Grosvenor Open, Grosvenor Museum Chester,                                                                                     National Open Print Exhibition 2018 Bankside Gallery London

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"The Case for Drawing" conference drawing New York.

for more examples please click :-

drawings of conferences page

Drawing, Printmaking, Documentary drawing.
To arrange a personal studio visit at any time during the year please contact :-
The Hollies Studio, 07887 525050

The Hollies Studio, School Lane, Hartford CW8 1PG 

The Christmas Open Studio 2021 will take place on 

Sunday December 12th from noon - 18.00

We look forward to welcoming visitors, where new work alongside examples of reportage projects, drawing, and printmaking, will be on display alongside the popular bargain boxes.   New Artist T shirt designs have arrived as have greetings cards and postcards.

This year Artist's Tote bags, only five of each design have been introduced.

Refreshments will be served in support of the Artists General Benevolent Institution

We will be following government guidelines for shops. Currently restrictions have been lifted, and the wearing of masks is optional. However to keep everyone safe masks are welcome and are provided.  We have a covered outdoor waiting area where hand sanitising stations are available together with our visitors book.

If anyone is experiencing symptoms then we respectfully request they do not attend.


Commissions are regularly undertaken for reportage, printmaking, or any bespoke project, simply email to discuss.

Individual and group tutorials are delivered on Zoom or in the studio, please get in touch for further information.

High quality signed archival reproductions of all drawings and landscapes can be ordered from the studio at any time.

seated courtside at 2019 Davis Cup meeting in Madrird I made drawings of players in action. A selection can be seen here on the documentary page 

Documentary drawing

For reportage projects click the documentary link below

For War Art & Surgery - Military Medicine  see link on documentary page or click here :-

War Art & Surgery


Drawings of conferences click Conference drawings page


2020 - 2021 Art in the Park, Kirkby Gallery and Knowsley Safari Park
2018 - 2019 Drawing Construction for the Royal Watercolour Society's new Central London Gallery.
2017 - 2018 Resident Artist to LJMU Roscoe 
Lecture series
2012 - 2015
War Art & Surgery
2000 - 2002 Blackpool Pleasure Beach
2000 - 2001 Granada Television

Visit the Printmaking page to see original prints, etchings, aquatints, limited editions and award winning 

Click below for Personal, Documentary, Horses, Amphitheatre, and DLA Piper pages.

1993 & 2000  
Laing Landscape Awards (Manchester)                     
    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                   
2015     Shortlisted - Ruskin Drawing Prize  ( War Art & Surgery )

2016     Shortlisted - Derwent Drawing Prize  
            (Equine Skeleton drawing )

2020     Commendation Grosvenor Museum Chester

2021    Commendation Teesside Open Print

Professional Memberships:-
Fellow The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, 
Fellow The Royal Watercolour Society,  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   @midgleyjulia
07887 525050



Regional print centre symposium 2021

Regional Print - artists studio

for sketchbook

for drawings of conference proceedings -

for original prints

for Royal Watercolour Society

War Art & Surgery


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Drawings of Horses Documentary Printmaking Chester Roman Amphitheatre DLA Piper Residency