Julia Midgley is a documentary artist / printmaker resident in the North West of England. Her specialism is Reportage or Documentary Drawing. She works predominantly on paper drawing subject matter from direct observation. She is the recipient of National awards for drawing, painting, and printmaking. A member of Reportager, and Artists in Archeology she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, R.E., and was a Reader in Documentary Drawing at Liverpool School of Art & Design, Liverpool John Moores University until retiring December 2014. Currently Julia is working in collaboration with The Royal College of Surgeons of England on a WW1 centenary project which looks at military medicine, the training of military medical personnel pre deployment, and the rehabilitation of servicemen and women following surgery.