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.
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$3,500.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas 48" x 36" x 1.5" Hangs vertically and horizontally The graphic energy of this series is softly calmed through the warm-toned black and cream color palette. Subtle accents of gold peek out at the edges. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to...
Just Beneath - Original Just Beneath - Original
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(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.  This work is available through Sorelle Gallery.
$2,900.00
$2,900.00
(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 48"Hangs vertically and horizontally Deep underwater blues and greens set the backdrop for an energized wash of light blue and gold accents. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the...
Lost in Stillness - Original Lost in Stillness - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas 48" x 48"Hangs vertically and horizontally This 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back. 
Intuition - Original Intuition - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas20"x 20"x1.5" Draped in the clarity of understanding, one can enjoy the soft gold line work of “Intuition.” The edging is finished in silver on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
Whirlwind - Original Whirlwind - Original
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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. 
Fair Verona - Original Fair Verona - Original
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$2,900.00 $3,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas 36" x 36" Hangs vertically or horizontally Cool tones of gray, white, navy and magenta color block to form this abstract and textured composition.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. Pairs nicely with As Night...
$2,300.00
$2,300.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas24" x 36" Capturing the movement and energy of the sea, this set of paintings is gallery wrapped over 1.5" stretchers with silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Exotic Traveler - Original Exotic Traveler - Original
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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.
Salt & Sandstone - Original Salt & Sandstone - Original
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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. 
Royal Vogue No. 1 - Original Royal Vogue No. 1 - Original
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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.
As Night Sets - Original As Night Sets - Original
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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...