Small Works

Shop Julia’s collection of small one-of-a-kind original works and embellished prints, all priced under $1,000. These works are available online or through gallery partners, and are a mix of works on paper or canvas. The details of each piece are described in each listing. Check back often as items change on an on-going basis.
Healing Waters No. 1 - Original Healing Waters No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas PanelArt Size: 8" x 8" |  Frame Size: 13.5" x 13.5" x 1" This small work explores the feeling of the coast with tones of teal and blue tumbling into white and gold, creating a dreamy abstraction of salty sea melding into the sky.  This original painting on canvas board is...
Healing Waters No. 2 - Original Healing Waters No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas PanelArt Size: 8" x 8" |  Frame Size: 13.5" x 13.5" x 1" This small works explores the feeling of the coast with tones of teal and blue tumbling into white and gold, creating a dreamy abstraction of salty sea melding into the sky.  This original painting on canvas board is...
Silence - Original Silence - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on BoardArt Size: 6" x 10" |  Frame Size: 10.75" x 15.25" x 1" Pause for a moment. Imagine the coast, maybe a view just off the the bluffs. This is your escape into Silence, an abstracted landscape with soft color tones of pink, blush, gray and white.  This original painting on board is...
Pear Blossom No. 1 - Original Pear Blossom No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on BoardArt Size: 6" x 10" |  Frame Size: 10.75" x 15.25" x 1" Exploring the feeling of the coast, the soft and linear composition of “Pear Blossom No. 1” emerges. The palette of fresh light sage combine with soft blush and bright white, blooms into a dreamy abstraction of salty sea.  This original painting on board...
Pear Blossom No. 2 - Original Pear Blossom No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on BoardArt Size: 6" x 10" |  Frame Size: 10.75" x 15.25" x 1" Exploring the feeling of the coast, the soft and linear composition of “Pear Blossom No. 2” emerges. The palette of fresh light sage combine with soft blush and bright white, blooms into a dreamy abstraction of salty sea.  This original painting on board...
Sugar Dust - Original Sugar Dust - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on BoardArt Size: 6" x 10" |  Frame Size: 10.75" x 15.25" x 1" Gaze away into this airy escape, just within reach. A soft color palette with blush and neutral whites grounded with pink and gray tones.  This original painting on board is finished in a white shadow box frame...
Innuendo No. 5 - Original Innuendo No. 5 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on BoardArt Size: 6" x 10" |  Frame Size: 10.75" x 15.25" x 1"Hangs vertically and horizontally  This series uses texture, opacity and gestural mark making to create interest and movement. Possible hints to figurative form combined with a limited color palette intensifies the suggestion of something more while allusive on delivering...
Original painting Enchantment No. 1 by Julia Contacessi - metallic frame option Original painting Enchantment No. 1 by Julia Contacessi - white frame option
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 16 x 19 Light and reflective much like precious stones and metals, “Enchantment 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...
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...
Oro No. 5 - Original Oro No. 5 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on BoardArt Size: 6" x 10" |  Frame Size: 10.75" x 15.25" x 1"Hangs vertically and horizontally - Select your preference Part of the Pure Collection — a series of work that explores the fluidity and reflective light properties of the sand as captured by the ocean water. This series specifically explores...
Forever Dreams - Original Forever Dreams - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Unframed PanelSize: 9 x 12 “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 the...
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...
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...
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....
Pressed No. 1 - Original Pressed No. 1 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Unstretched CanvasSize: 11 x 14Award: Minted x Domino - Minted Exclusive Editors' PickLimited edition prints sold exclusively through minted.com. Here’s your chance to own a very affordable award-winning original! “Pressed No. 1” is an original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi. Part of a collection of 3, the "Pressed" series...
Pressed No. 2 - Original Pressed No. 2 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Unstretched CanvasSize: 11 x 14 “Pressed No. 2” is an original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi. Part of a series of 3, the "Pressed" series explores the movement of composition and form as a means of capturing the fluidity of time. Signed and dated on the back,...
Pressed No. 3 - Original Pressed No. 3 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Unstretched CanvasSize: 11 x 14Award: Minted x Domino - Minted Exclusive Editors' PickPrints sold exclusively through minted.com. Here’s your chance to own a very affordable award-winning original! “Pressed No. 3” is an original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi. Part of a collection of 3, the "Pressed" series explores the movement...
Delightful No. 1 - Original Delightful 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, “Delightful No. 1” is a playful, color blocked abstract composed of navy and coral. Pair this piece with “Delightful No. 2” for a set. Matted and framed in white this...
Delightful No. 2 - Original Delightful 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, “Delightful No. 2” is a playful, color blocked abstract composed of navy and coral. Pair this piece with “Delightful No. 1” for a set.  Matted and framed in white...
Water’s Pearl No. 9 - Original Water’s Pearl No. 9 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORK Acrylic on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 17 x 20 Part of the Color Collection by Julia Contacessi, “Water’s Pearl No. 9” is a color blocked abstract composed of soft blue water tones. Pair this piece with “ Water’s Pearl No. 10” for a set. Matted and framed, this original is ready...
Water’s Pearl No. 10 - Original Water’s Pearl No. 10 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on PaperArt: 5.5" x 8.5"  |  Frame: 17 x 20 Part of the Color Collection by Julia Contacessi, “Water’s Pearl No. 10” is a color blocked abstract composed of soft blue water tones. Pair this piece with “ Water’s Pearl No. 9” for a set. Matted and framed, this original is ready to...
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...