Originals

Buy original artwork online, directly from Julia’s studio or from a premier shop or gallery location. Julia creates her landscape and abstract art through a combination of conscious and subconscious exploration. Every one-of-a-kind painting comes with a certificate of authenticity. View Julia’s selection of custom canvas wall art to find the perfect addition to your unique home décor.
$5,800.00
$5,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally Ever inspired by Napoleon Bonaparte’s dramatic exiles, I've continued in my exploration of the contracting beauty and struggle that lies within this history. Taking my lead from “Saint Helena,” this painting “Destination of Fate” travels the far reaches of the mind to perhaps a less concrete destination. This...
$5,800.00
$5,800.00
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...
$8,250.00
$8,250.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas60" x 72"Hangs vertically or horizontally Much like an intellectual or spiritual wandering, ‘Odyssey’ is marked with shifting waters and changes of fortune leading to self-discovery. This large scale original work is dramatic in color contrast and composition. The edging is finished in silver and signed on the back. Due...
Dancing in Light - Original Dancing in Light - Original
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$3,952.50 $4,650.00
$3,952.50 $4,650.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas48" x 48" If calm and serene had a voice, what would it say? Or, the smile of sunlight… where would it’s curve lead us? Maybe, like water, these truths comes to life by taking the shape of their surroundings. Their voices are an echo, and...
$5,800.00
$5,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs a variety of ways With the gentlest of color palettes including soothing soft blues and sage gray tones, this large scale abstract delights the eye. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
$5,800.00
$5,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas40" x 72"Hangs vertically or horizontally Like the gentlest of rainstorms, "Edge of Forever" delights in delivering cascading washes of color — as if gliding over sheer panes of glass — before your eyes. This bold abstract is original artwork, fluid in composition; taking breaks in intensity of color...
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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...
$5,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas24" x 48" each - Set of two Fluid waves crash about gold in this set of works. Set of 24" x 48" gallery wrapped canvases with gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang, this original artwork is sold as a set, each signed and dated on...
$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.
$5,800.00
$5,800.00
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. 
$4,800.00
$4,800.00
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. 
$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.
Objects of Possession - Original Objects of Possession - Original
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$3,360.00 $4,200.00
$3,360.00 $4,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas36" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally The edging is finished in silver on 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
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...
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...
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...
Dreaming in Light - Original Dreaming in Light - Original
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(2018) Mixed Media on Canvas52" x 61"Hangs vertically or horizontally  The edging is finished in silver on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. The painting is signed on the back, wired and ready to hang.
Olympia - Original Olympia - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas48" x 60" 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 edges. Wired and ready...
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...
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...
True North - Original True North - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48"
Channel Islands - Original Channel Islands - Original
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(2017) Acrylic, Flashe & Metal Leaf on Canvas Size: 48" x 48"  Inspired by the very remote and magical national park, this abstract work captures the beauty, solitude, and quiet escape that is “Channel Islands.” Discover your sanctuary to unplug with that canvas in view. This original is gallery wrapped and the sides are finished in silver paint. Signed on the back...