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.
$2,900.00
$2,900.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas30" x 48" Rich purples mingle with textured warm gold to set this inviting landscape. The edging is finished in gold on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. The painting is signed on the back, wired and ready to hang. 
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Meida on Canvas20"x 20"x1.5" “What’s past is prologue”... We’re setting the stage for the really important stuff. That’s yet to come. “Tempest No. 2” along with it’s mate, “Tempest No. 1” was an exploration in matte texture and color while mingling metallic shine. The hope was to walk away with a sense of purity and...
$5,800.00
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.  
$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...
$750.00
$750.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas14" x 14" Soft, smoky blues, greens and tones of cream and white layer with a touch of deep gray and meld into this abstract piece creating depth and intrigue. The edging is finished in silver on 1.25" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this...
$875.00
$875.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas18" x 18" This one-of-a-kind original by Julia Contacessi invites the viewer to get lost, if only for a moment, in it's sky. “Cloud Break” is a study in abstracted forms to capture the structure or concept of time.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted sliver on the...
$495.00
$495.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 16 x 19 Part of the Color Collection by Julia Contacessi, “Plumb Happy No. 1” is a color blocked abstract composed of plum tones. Pair this piece with “Plumb Happy No. 2” for a set. Matted and framed in white, this original...
$495.00
$495.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 16 x 19 Part of the Color Collection by Julia Contacessi, “Plumb Happy No. 2” is a color blocked abstract composed of plum tones. Pair this piece with “Plumb Happy No. 1” for a set. Matted and framed in white, this original...
$2,650.00
$2,650.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas28" x 48" This gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. It's wired and ready to hang.
$825.00
$825.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas14" x 18" “Distant Dreams” pulls you into a quiet landscape by letting your soul roam free. The crisp sky is light and airy, grounded only by the softest hint of land. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted soft blue on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang....
$1,800.00
$1,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas 24" x 36" This piece is part of the "Flight" series, exploring the balance of harmony through composition.  Emphasis on white or monochromatic tones dramatizes the selective pops of color. This gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is...
$1,400.00
$1,400.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas 24" x 24"  Soft washes of indigo and semi-transparent white mingle together creating a fluid composition.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. 
$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...
$2,200.00
$2,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas 30" x 36"  A fresh and modern abstract painting with splashes of blue, purple, white and silver. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed 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...
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...
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.
Driven - Original Driven - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas36" x 36" A dreamy abstracted landscape, this original painting is composed of moody blues and grounded in a vibrant orange horizon with just a hit of metallic gold peaking through the sky.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to...
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...