Originals

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$2,900.00
$2,900.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas 30" x 48"  This gallery wrapped canvas has paint drips that carry over to the edges. It's wired and ready to hang. This work is available through Sorelle Gallery. 
$2,100.00
$2,100.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas24" x 30"Hangs vertically or horizontally The fluid cascade of color feels as if caught in a dream. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   Pairs nicely with Fair Verona.
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"
Warm Glass - Original Warm Glass - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 30"
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...
Soft Awakening - Original Soft Awakening - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on CanvasArt: 32" x 40"Framed: 34" x 42" The fluid cascade of soft blue, gold and neutral tones carry you around every inch of this abstract piece. This canvas is stretched over 1.5" deep stretchers and framed in a silver floater. Signed on the back. Select your...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Cloud Break - Original Cloud Break - Original
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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...
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.
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...