Originals

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Wonderland - Original Wonderland - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"
Wishes - Original Wishes - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontallyThe canvas edges are finished in silver on 1.5" stretchers. The painting is signed on the back, wired and ready to hang. 
$5,800.00
$5,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas40" x 60" This gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  Whirlwind was featured in a Sorelle Gallery vignette by Stephanie Rapp Interiors.  Items provided by Wakefield Design Center. 
Water’s Reflection No. 3 - Original Water’s Reflection No. 3 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally A statement abstract work, predominantly composed of warm blue tones and hints of aqua. Striking gold accents mingle with white to complete this oversized original. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is...
Water’s Reflection No. 2 - Original Water’s Reflection No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally A large, bold blue oversized abstract makes a statement. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Water’s Reflection No. 1 - Original Water’s Reflection No. 1 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally A large, bold blue oversized abstract makes a statement. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Waking Dream - Original Waking Dream - Original
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(2014) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 72"Hangs vertically or horizontally This painting is part of a series of work exploring relief pattern details through dimension and color. The edging is finished in silver on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. The painting is signed on the back, wired and ready to hang.
True North - Original True North - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48"
Tipping Point - Original Tipping Point - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 48"Just at that one moment in time — when everything changes and thoughts collide with actions. That is when you have reached the tipping point. This gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the side and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. This...
Terrain - Original Terrain - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 60" 
Sun Soaked Sea - Original Sun Soaked Sea - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Storybook Dreams - Original Storybook Dreams - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally Fairy tail wishes and happily ever after endings collide on this oversized canvas. Dancing with gold accents and sweepingly fluid marks, “Storybook Dreams” is a delight to behold. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges and paint drips. Wired and ready to hang...
Stone Sky - Original Stone Sky - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally The canvas edges are finished in silver on 1.5" stretchers. The painting is signed on the back, wired and ready to hang.
Spring Tides - Original Spring Tides - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally The canvas edges are finished in silver on 1.5" stretchers. The painting is signed on the back, wired and ready to hang. This work is available through Sorelle Gallery. 
Sorceress - Original Sorceress - Original
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(2017) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 48"Transport me “to unpathed waters, undreamed shores,” if only for a fleeting moment.  Inspired by a line from William Shakespeare's Winter's Tale, “Sorceress” captures an instant of time and suspends it, inviting you to daydream. Finished edges in silver on 1.5" deep gallery wrapped canvas, this painting...
$7,000.00
$7,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally We can feel the rise and fall of the “Solar Tide.” A simple gravitational attraction caused by the sun it’s powerful enough to not go unnoticed when the sun, moon, and Earth are in alignment. This is the time for renewal and reflection. This original...
Siren’s Call - Original Siren’s Call - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas56" x 64" Hangs vertically and horizontally Inspired by a time when gods and goddess ruled, this work captures the pull and mystery of the deep sea.  This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the...
$7,000.00
$7,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally This statement coastal abstract balances sweeping marks with intricate details delivering a sense of confidence.  This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back. This work is available through Sorelle Gallery. 
Seagulls - Original Seagulls - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48"This gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the side and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. This work is available through Sorelle Gallery. 
Sea Salt - Original Sea Salt - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48"  
Original mixed media painting Saint Helena by Julia Contacessi Original mixed media painting Saint Helena hanging in situ
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas60" x 72"Hangs vertically or horizontally  A vast and expansive view of the coastline, this oversized abstract transcends time, taking one back to the remote volcanic outpost of Napoleon Bonaparte’s exquisite exile. From the perspective perched atop Jacob’s Ladder or Diana’s Peak, imagine taking in the dramatic views...
Sacred Silence - Original Sacred Silence - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontallyWarm and cool grays mingle with metallic gold to create a calming escape. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Rise to Grace - Original Rise to Grace - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 60"A neutral color palette, rich in layers of paynes gray, gold, cream and white lays the groundwork for this story to unfold. This painting, through loose gestural forms, suggests a horizon in the clouds where birds soar and dreams runs wild. The edging is finished in...
Radiance - Original Radiance - Original
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(2014) Acrylic on Canvas45" x 45"