Originals

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$4,650.00
$4,650.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas48" x 48" 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 available through Sorelle Gallery.
$3,500.00
$3,500.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas36" x 48" x 1.5 " Hangs vertically and horizontally Inspired by the strength of gods and the mystery that comes with centuries of history, this work captures the energy of the ancient site for which it was named.  This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted...
$3,500.00
$3,500.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas36" x 48" x 1.5 " Hangs vertically and horizontally Inspired by the strength of gods and the mystery that comes with centuries of history, this work captures the energy of the ancient site for which it was named.  This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted...
$1,400.00
$1,400.00
(2015) Acrylic on Canvas 24" x 24"  A cool-toned abstract with movement and texture. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. 
$2,900.00
$2,900.00
(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 48"Hangs vertically and horizontally Deep underwater blues and greens set the backdrop for an energized wash of light blue and gold accents. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the...
$4,650.00
$4,650.00
(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48" This 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   This work available through Sorelle Gallery.
$2,200.00
$2,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas30" x 30"Hangs a variety of ways A textured metallic abstract painting composed of white, blue, yellow and gold. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  This work is available...
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...
Aurora - Original Aurora - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas60" x 72"Hangs vertically or horizontally A romantic notion from it's inception, this oversized work is as if one's arms are wide open to a world of possibilities. As in past works like "Undertow," I am focused on the contrasting nature of the organic and how...
Old World - Original Old World - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally This 48x60 painting explores abstracted forms to capture the structure or concept of time. Both fleeting and still, I am fascinated with the malleable nature of time and how that can provide an escape or means of meditation to a...
Precious Smoke - Original Precious Smoke - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 36" The fluid cascade of white dances about the canvas revealing smokey blue and gold background accents. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   This work is available...
Honey & Sage - Original Honey & Sage - Original
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(2018) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 60" x 1.5" Finished edges in silver on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas, this painting is wired and ready to hang. This work is available through Sorelle Gallery.
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...
Warm Glass - Original Warm Glass - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 30"
Coastal - Original Coastal - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 30"
Fleeting Light - Original Fleeting Light - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48"Award: Minted x Domino R2 Art Challenge - Editor’s PickPrints available through Minted. Cascading thoughts and fading dreams collide on this stretch of painted canvas. “Fleeting Light” draws you to that state of drifting in and out of conscience thought, inviting you to daydream... Finished edges in...
Sage Wisdom - Original Sage Wisdom - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORK(2016) Acrylic on CanvasArt Size: 24 x 36 |  Frame Size: 26 x 38 Soft washes of sage and smokey blue mingle with tones of tan, cream and gold accents to draw you into this calm sea of thought. Signed on the back, this original is wrapped over 1.5...
True North - Original True North - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48"
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.
Escaping the Night No. 2 - Original Escaping the Night No. 2 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on Canvas24" x 36" Capturing the movement and energy of the sea, this set of paintings is gallery wrapped over 1.5" stretchers with silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   Pairs beautifully with Escaping the Night No. 1. ...
Equinox - Original Equinox - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally Twice a year, when the sun crosses the plane of the earth’s equator, when day and night equal, all over the earth, this is the “Equinox.” This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang...
Silver Washed Sand No. 1 - Original Silver Washed Sand No. 1 - Original
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(2018) Mixed Media on PaperArt: 15" x 22.5"  |  Frame: 21 x 28 Created with gestural mark making, “Silver Washed Sand No. 1” is composed of a palette of very desaturated tones of soft sage green, smoky blue and silver. This work on paper is float mounted and framed in silver. Wired and ready...
Silver Washed Sand No. 2 - Original Silver Washed Sand No. 2 - Original
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(2018) Mixed Media on PaperArt: 15" x 22.5"  |  Frame: 21 x 28 Created with gestural mark making, “Silver Washed Sand No. 2” is composed of a palette of very desaturated tones of soft sage green, smoky blue and silver. This work on paper is float mounted and framed in silver. Wired and ready...
Gleaning Truth No. 1 - Original Gleaning Truth No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on PaperArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Frame Size: 22 x 22 x 2.25 This original abstract painting is composed of sweeping, gestural paint marks in a light coastal palette. With accents of metallic silver splatters, the composition is grounded in a wash of black.  Finished in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat...