Studio Originals

Shop Julia’s collection of one-of-a-kind original works as if you were touring her studio. These works are available online, directly from Julia, and are a mix of works on paper or canvas. The details of each piece are described in each listing. 

Odyssey - Original
$8,250.00
$8,250.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas60" x 72"Hangs vertically or horizontally Much like an intellectual or spiritual wandering, ‘Odyssey’ is marked with shifting waters and changes of fortune leading to self-discovery. This large scale original work is dramatic in color contrast and composition. The edging is finished in silver and signed on the back. Due...
Solar Tide - Original
$5,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally We can feel the rise and fall of the “Solar Tide.” A simple gravitational attraction caused by the sun it’s powerful enough to not go unnoticed when the sun, moon, and Earth are in alignment. This is the time for renewal and reflection. This original...
Sugar Breeze - Original
$2,600.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas36" x 36" A light-hearted abstracted landscape, this original painting is composed of pastel tones of blues, pink and oranges. Only the slightly muted prone tones of the horizon transition this piece.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the...
Tempest No. 2 - Original
$1,000.00
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...
Night Waters No 1 - Original
$995.00
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...
Tumble - Original
$2,600.00
$2,600.00
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. 
Water’s Reflection No. 2 - Original
$5,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally A large, bold blue oversized abstract makes a statement. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Purity - Original
$5,800.00
$5,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs a variety of ways With the gentlest of color palettes including soothing soft blues and sage gray tones, this large scale abstract delights the eye. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
Timeless No. 1 - Original
$2,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas Size: 30" x  30" x 1.5" DESCRIPTIONA classic palette of blue, white and gold brings the interest and shine to this original painting. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. Pairs beautifully with Timeless No. 2.
Timeless No. 2 - Original
$2,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas Size: 30" x  30" x 1.5" DESCRIPTIONA classic palette of blue, white and gold brings the interest and shine to this original painting. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back.  Pairs beautifully with Timeless No. 1.
Sterling Coast No. 2 - Original
$2,850.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic & Flashe on Canvas Art: 32" x 40" Framed: 33.5" x 41.5"   A study in texture and tone evolves into the abstracted coastal landscape of “Sterling Coast No. 2”. This original is created with acrylic & flashe paint on heavy weight canvas. It's gallery wrapped and finished in a 2...
Fall into Light - Original Artwork Set
$5,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas24" x 48" each - Set of two Fluid waves crash about gold in this set of works. Set of 24" x 48" gallery wrapped canvases with gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang, this original artwork is sold as a set, each signed and dated on...
Sea Smoke - Original
$750.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas14" x 14" Soft, smoky blues, greens and tones of cream and white layer with a touch of deep gray and meld into this abstract piece creating depth and intrigue. The edging is finished in silver on 1.25" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this...
Plume - Original
$2,200.00
$2,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas 30" x 36"  A fresh and modern abstract painting with splashes of blue, purple, white and silver. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. 
Dancing in Light - Original
$4,650.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas48" x 48" If calm and serene had a voice, what would it say? Or, the smile of sunlight… where would it’s curve lead us? Maybe, like water, these truths comes to life by taking the shape of their surroundings. Their voices are an echo, and...
Pristine - Original
$1,400.00
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.”  
Quiet in the Distance - Original
$1,400.00
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...
Fair Verona - Original
$2,600.00
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. 
Traveler - Original
$2,500.00
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...
Trade Winds - Original
$1,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas 24" x 36" This piece is part of the "Flight" series, exploring the balance of harmony through composition.  Emphasis on white or monochromatic tones dramatizes the selective pops of color. This gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is...
Not So Distant Memory - Original
$225.00
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...
Distant Dreams - Original
$825.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas14" x 18" “Distant Dreams” pulls you into a quiet landscape by letting your soul roam free. The crisp sky is light and airy, grounded only by the softest hint of land. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted soft blue on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang....
Well Traveled No. 1 - Original
$695.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on LinenArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting on Italian linen, composed of metallic and mat acrylics. Finished in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat and warm silver Nielsen frame. This original is wired and ready to hang. Signed in the...
Well Traveled No. 2 - Original
$695.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on LinenArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting on Italian linen, composed of metallic and mat acrylics. Finished in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat and warm silver Nielsen frame. This original is wired and ready to hang. Signed in the...