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


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 events

The studio opens twice a year, usually for a weekend in September or October, and again mid December just before Christmas.

2016 pre Christmas Open Studio - to take place on a Sunday afternoon mid December. The date will be announced shortly.

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
enquiries julia@juliamidgley.co.uk

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......

War Art & Surgery

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

Information about future displays will be posted here. 

View the project :-



documentary page,


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 enquries please contact:-
studio   01606 77006 or
e mail  julia@juliamidgley.co.uk

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 new and 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                                      

2015     Shortlisted Ruskin Drawing Prize  ( War Art & Surgery )

2016     Shortlisted - Derwent Drawing Prize 

Professional Memberships:-

Fellow The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, 
Reader in Documentary Drawing at Liverpool School Art & Design, Liverpool John Moores University ( ret'd 2013). Reportager
Affiliate member Medical Artists Association
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

for most recently completed small works

for the John Ruskin Prize 2015 shortlist

for conference drawing

for reportage and printmaking




blue american horse

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