Originals

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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...
Tempest No. 2 - Original Tempest No. 2 - 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. 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...
Sorcery No. 1 - Original Sorcery No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on PaperArt: 12" x 16"  |  Frame: 16 x 20 Light and reflective much like precious stones and metals, “Sorcery No. 1” uses gestural color marks to capture a sense of movement and dance the view around the composition. The overall takeaway is a quality of decadence. This work is...
Sorcery No. 2 - Original Sorcery No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on PaperArt: 12" x 16"  |  Frame: 16 x 20 Light and reflective much like precious stones and metals, “Sorcery No. 2” uses gestural color marks to capture a sense of movement and dance the view around the composition. The overall takeaway is a quality of decadence. This work is...
Fall into Light No. 1 - Original Fall into Light No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas24" x 48"  Fluid waves crash about gold in this set of works. This 24" x 48" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang, this original artwork is signed and dated on the back. This work is available through Sorelle Gallery. 
Glow Stone No. 1 - Original Glow Stone No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting on paper, composed of blue and metallic gold. Matted and custom framed in an Italian white wood moulding. This original is wired and ready to hang. Signed in the lower right corner. Pairs beautifully with “Glow Stone...
Glow Stone No. 2 - Original Glow Stone No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting on paper, composed of blue and metallic gold. Matted and custom framed in an Italian white wood moulding. This original is wired and ready to hang. Signed in the lower right corner. Pairs beautifully with “Glow Stone...
Not So Distant Memory - Original Not So Distant Memory - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Unstretched CanvasSize: 9 x 14 “Not So Distant Memory” is an original abstract landscape painting by Julia Contacessi. This dreamy scene transports the viewer to recent yet somehow fuzzy mindscapes of the imagination. Perhaps these memories are a mingling of reality and fantasy.  Signed and dated on...
Night Waters No 1 - Original Night Waters No 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on CanvasArt Size: 16 x 20 |  Frame Size: 25.5 x 29.5 Night Waters is an original painting created by artist Julia Contacessi. The combination of deep grays and white mixed with metallic gold as if tossed in the crashing waves created interest and movement. Signed in the lower right corner...
Traveler - Original Traveler - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas30" x 36" Begin a joyful journey getting lost in the brushwork of “Traveler,” an original mixed media abstract painting. Predominantly green with bold navy accents, the subtle beige undertones balance this striking piece. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted gold on the side and comes...
Infinity No. 1 - Original Infinity No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on PaperSize: 11 x 15 The use of gestural, interlocking circles create the composition for this series. The addition of color and subtle texture finish this original work, capturing a sense of movement and interest. The overall takeaway is a quality of decadence. This work is part of the Collector’s Series. Signed on the...
Plumb Happy No. 1 - Original Plumb Happy No. 1 - Original
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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...
Plumb Happy No. 2 - Original Plumb Happy No. 2 - Original
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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...
Honey Rumble - Original Honey Rumble - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas28" x 48" This gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. It's wired and ready to hang.  This work is available through Sorelle Gallery.
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...
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.