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.
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...
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...
Vast No. 2 - Original Vast No. 2 - 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. 2” comes in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat and Nielsen frame. It's wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back....
Wind Dreams - Original Wind Dreams - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Canvas14" x 18" This is a one-of-a-kind original by Julia Contacessi. “Wind Dreams” pulls you into a hopeful landscape while uplifting the soul. The crisp sky is full of movement and white noise. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted gold on the sides and comes wired and ready...
Arctic Melt - Original Arctic Melt - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 36" This gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back. 
Vintner’s Reserve - Original Vintner’s Reserve - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 36"Hangs vertically and horizontally Drawing from textured earth and stained grapes, “Vintner’s Reserve” channels the essence of dreamy old world vineyards and lingering sunny days. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the...
Surf - Original
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(2015) Mixed Media on Canvas40" x 45"
Siren’s Call - Original Siren’s Call - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas56" x 64" Hangs vertically and horizontally Inspired by a time when gods and goddess ruled, this work captures the pull and mystery of the deep sea.  This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated 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. 
Tonic No. 2 - Original Tonic No. 2 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 16 x 19 Part of the Color Collection by Julia Contacessi, “Tonic No. 2” is a playful, color blocked abstract composed of navy and sage. Pair this piece with Tonic No. 1 for a set. Matted and framed in white this...
Tonic No. 1 - Original Tonic No. 1 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 16 x 19 Part of the Color Collection by Julia Contacessi, “Tonic No. 1” is a playful, color blocked abstract composed of navy and sage. Pair this piece with Tonic No. 2 for a set. Matted and framed in white this...
Velvet Morning - Original Velvet Morning - Original
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(2017) Acrylic on Canvas30 inches wide x 24 inches high x 1.5 inches deep Drift away with the power of visual escape to find your sense of calm. Signed on the back, this original is gallery wrapped with silver painted edges and comes wired, ready to hang. This work is available through Sorelle Gallery.  
Tipping Point - Original Tipping Point - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 48"Just at that one moment in time — when everything changes and thoughts collide with actions. That is when you have reached the tipping point. This gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the side and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. This...
Terrain - Original Terrain - Original
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(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas36" x 60" 
Tahitian Pearl No 1 - Original Tahitian Pearl No 1 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on CanvasArt Size: 16 x 16 |  Frame Size: 25.5 x 25.5 Much like the name that inspired this series, the Tahitian Pearl is organic in form and gem-like in color. Metallic gold paint mingles with washes of blue finding meaning in the fluid movement that structures the...
Tahitian Pearl No 2 - Original Tahitian Pearl No 2 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on CanvasArt Size: 16 x 16 |  Frame Size: 25.5 x 25.5 Much like the name that inspired this series, the Tahitian Pearl is organic in form and gem-like in color. Metallic gold paint mingles with washes of blue finding meaning in the fluid movement that structures the...
Tahitian Pearl No 3 - Original Tahitian Pearl No 3 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on CanvasArt Size: 16 x 16 |  Frame Size: 25.5 x 25.5 Much like the name that inspired this series, the Tahitian Pearl is organic in form and gem-like in color. Metallic gold paint mingles with washes of blue finding meaning in the fluid movement that structures the...
Black Tie No. 1 - Original Black Tie No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on PaperArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Frame Size: 17.25 x 17.25 x 1.375 This original abstract painting is composed of gestural black and white paint marks against a soft metallic champaign palette. Texture build-up is noticeable.  Float mounted against a white mat, this original is finished in a whitewashed frame with clean white...
Black Tie No. 2 - Original Black Tie No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on PaperArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Frame Size: 17.25 x 17.25 x 1.375 This original abstract painting is composed of gestural black and white paint marks against a soft metallic champaign palette. Texture build-up is noticeable.  Float mounted against a white mat, this original is finished in a whitewashed frame with clean white...