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.
$6,950.00
$6,950.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas72" x 40" x 1.5"Hangs vertically and horizontally A coastal statement painting, this original delivers an energetic composition through the direction of the brushwork. The top horizon draws one across the composition while the bottom creates vertical movement. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original...
$9,900.00
$9,900.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas58" x 69"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...
$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...
$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. 
$7,000.00
$7,000.00
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...
$5,600.00
$5,600.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas 48" x 48"Hangs vertically and horizontally 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...
$5,600.00
$5,600.00
(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.
$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. 
Objects of Possession - Original Objects of Possession - Original
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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...
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...
Oceania - Original Oceania - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"
Morning Blush - Original Morning Blush - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas40" x 50"
Escaping Light - Original Original 36x60 painting Escaping Light hanging in a bedroom
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 60" (Hangs vertically and horizontally) This soft abstract is full of texture and layers. The pops of color are dramatic as well as fluid, shifting the viewer’s eye about the canvas. Deep purple blues meld into rich neutrals with touches of gold. The canvas edges...
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...
Dancing at Dawn - Original Dancing at Dawn - Original
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(2017) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally An oversized abstract fluid with compositional movement. Gallery wrapped over 1.5" stretcher bars the sides are painted gold. 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...
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. 
True North - Original True North - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48"
Destination of Fate - Original Destination of Fate - Original
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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...
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...
Cascading Light - Original Cascading Light - Original
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(2017) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally This oversized abstract makes a statement with fluid movements suggestive of crashing waves. Gallery wrapped over 1.5" stretcher bars the sides are painted gold. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
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.