Julia Midgley

Reader Documentary Drawing
Liverpool School Art & Design L.J.M.U.
Liverpool, UK
www.juliamidgley.co.uk
j.k.godfrey@ljmu.ac.uk
julia@juliamidgley.co.uk

A figurative artist, printmaker and researcher Julia Midgley is module leader and Reader in Documentary Drawing within the Graphic Arts B.A.Hons programme at Liverpool School of Art & Design, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK. Reportage/documentary drawing is her prevalent activity. Originating from the war artist tradition, it investigates and practices a 21st century role for the genre. Drawing is the bedrock of her practice and informs the printmaking and reportage portfolios. Julia is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, R.E. she was a Council member from 2004/ 2005, and a member and Past Vice President of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts. Reportage commissions/projects take the form of Residencies. Since 2007 as a member of Artists+Archaeology http://www.artistsinarchaeology.org Julia has been embedded within The Stonehenge Riverside Project. From 1997 -1999 she was Artist in Residence to the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust.

Papers submitted to the Studies in Material Thinking Journal