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.
Cloud Break - Original
$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...
Just Beneath - Original
$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. 
$495.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 16 x 19 Part of the Color Collection by Julia Contacessi, “Water Haze No. 1” is a playful, color blocked abstract composed of navy and smoky gray. Pair this piece with “Water Haze No. 2” for a set. Matted and framed...
$495.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 16 x 19 Part of the Color Collection by Julia Contacessi, “Water Haze No. 1” is a playful, color blocked abstract composed of navy and smoky gray. Pair this piece with “Water Haze No. 2” for a set. Matted and framed...
$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.
As Night Sets - Original
$1,700.00
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.
Exotic Traveler - Original
$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. 
$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.
Alice’s Journey - Original
$2,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas30" x 30"ArtSlant Showcase Winner, Abstract Category  This abstract original painting was created by artist Julia Contacessi. The gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back. 
$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. 
$2,200.00
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...
Marco - Original
$1,600.00
$1,600.00
(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas20" x 36" This gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  If you are local to Fairfield County Connecticut you may select the local pick-up option at no change. Your painting will...
Objects of Possession - Original
$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.
$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
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...
Glisten - Original
$1,400.00
$1,400.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas 24" x 24"  A neutral toned and textured painting whose composition reveals organic forms. 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
(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 30" This gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  If you are local to Fairfield County Connecticut you may select the local pick-up option at no change. Your painting will...
Original mixed media painting Saint Helena by Julia Contacessi
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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...
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...
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...
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
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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
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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.  
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...