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.
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...
Warm Glass - Original Warm Glass - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 30"
Earnest Sea - Original Earnest Sea - Original
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(2017) Acrylic & Flashe on Italian Linen Art: 26" x 36" Framed: 28" x 38"  Exploring the fluidity and energy of water through paint, layer and texture, a study in Hemingway’s world evolves. This original is created with acrylic & flashe paint on Italian navy linen. It's gallery wrapped and finished...
Coastal - Original Coastal - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 30"
Echo - Original Echo - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas40" x 40"Hangs a variety of ways A reflection of it’s environment, “Echo” radiates metallic and neutral tones as if sound waves bouncing back to the listener. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back.
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...
Alice’s Journey - Original Alice’s Journey - Original
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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. 
Tumble - Original Tumble - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas 36" x 36"  Textured and fresh in it's color palette, “Tumble” explores organic forms through composition.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. 
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...
True North - Original True North - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas48" x 48"
Channel Islands - Original 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...
Quiet in the Distance - Original Quiet in the Distance - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas24" x 24" Drift off into this dreamlike setting, just within reach. A soft color palette made up of dusty whites with hits of warm orange and yellow tones is grounded with mauve, pink and purples.  The edging is finished in soft yellow cream on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired...
Pristine - Original Pristine - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas24" x 24"  Drift off into this dreamlike setting, just within reach. The edging is finished in soft blue on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  Pairs beautifully with “Quiet in the Distance.”  
Waking Dream - Original Waking Dream - Original
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(2014) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 72"Hangs vertically or horizontally This painting is part of a series of work exploring relief pattern details through dimension and color. The edging is finished in silver on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. The painting is signed on the back, wired and ready to hang.
Escaping the Night No. 2 - Original Escaping the Night No. 2 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic 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.   Pairs beautifully with Escaping the Night No. 1. ...
Equinox - Original Equinox - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally Twice a year, when the sun crosses the plane of the earth’s equator, when day and night equal, all over the earth, this is the “Equinox.” This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang...
Silver Washed Sand No. 1 - Original Silver Washed Sand No. 1 - Original
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(2018) Mixed Media on PaperArt: 15" x 22.5"  |  Frame: 21 x 28 Created with gestural mark making, “Silver Washed Sand No. 1” is composed of a palette of very desaturated tones of soft sage green, smoky blue and silver. This work on paper is float mounted and framed in silver. Wired and ready...
Silver Washed Sand No. 2 - Original Silver Washed Sand No. 2 - Original
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(2018) Mixed Media on PaperArt: 15" x 22.5"  |  Frame: 21 x 28 Created with gestural mark making, “Silver Washed Sand No. 2” is composed of a palette of very desaturated tones of soft sage green, smoky blue and silver. This work on paper is float mounted and framed in silver. Wired and ready...
Tempest No. 1 - Original Tempest No. 1 - Original
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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. 1” along with its mate, “Tempest No. 2” was an exploration in matte texture and color while mingling metallic shine. The hope was to walk away with a sense of purity and...
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...
Gleaning Truth No. 1 - Original Gleaning Truth No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on PaperArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Frame Size: 22 x 22 x 2.25 This original abstract painting is composed of sweeping, gestural paint marks in a light coastal palette. With accents of metallic silver splatters, the composition is grounded in a wash of black.  Finished in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat...
Gleaning Truth No. 2 - Original Gleaning Truth No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on PaperArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Frame Size: 22 x 22 x 2.25 This original abstract painting is composed of sweeping, gestural paint marks in a light coastal palette. With accents of metallic silver splatters, the composition is grounded in a wash of black.  Finished in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat...
Vast No. 1 - Original Vast No. 1 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic & Pencil on CanvasArt Size: 5 x 6  |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 The goal, capture the vast openness of the sea. “Vast No. 1” comes in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat and Nielsen frame. It's wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. Pairs...