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 Odyssey - Original
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$7,425.00 $8,250.00
$7,425.00 $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...
$1,700.00
$1,700.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas24" x 30"Hangs vertically or horizontally The fluid cascade of warm neutrals seems to glow with metallic accents. This 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   Pairs beautifully with Light Within No. 2.
$1,700.00
$1,700.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas24" x 30"Hangs vertically or horizontally The fluid cascade of warm neutrals seems to glow with metallic accents. This 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   Pairs beautifully with Light Within No. 1.
Plume - Original Plume - Original
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$1,980.00 $2,200.00
$1,980.00 $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. 
$1,950.00
$1,950.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas24" x 36" Bathed in a warm neutral color palette, gestural marks in black, white and beige create a fluid horizon. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
Dancing in Light - Original Dancing in Light - Original
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$3,952.50 $4,650.00
$3,952.50 $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...
$800.00
$800.00
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...
$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.
$2,600.00
$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...
Cloud Break - Original Cloud Break - Original
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$612.50 $875.00
$612.50 $875.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas18" x 18" This one-of-a-kind original by Julia Contacessi invites the viewer to get lost, if only for a moment, in it's sky. “Cloud Break” is a study in abstracted forms to capture the structure or concept of time.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted sliver on the...
As Night Sets - Original As Night Sets - Original
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$1,530.00 $1,800.00
$1,530.00 $1,800.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas24" x 30"Hangs vertically or horizontally The fluid cascade of color feels as if caught in a dream. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   Pairs nicely with Fair Verona.
Fair Verona - Original Fair Verona - Original
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$2,210.00 $2,600.00
$2,210.00 $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. 
$695.00
$695.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on BoardArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting on Arches board, composed of acrylic, gouache and pencil. Finished in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat and warm silver Nielsen frame. This original is wired and ready to hang. Signed...
$695.00
$695.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on BoardArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting on Arches board, composed of acrylic, gouache and pencil. Finished in a Bainbridge acid free museum-quality white mat and warm silver Nielsen frame. This original is wired and ready to hang. Signed...
Distant Dreams - Original Distant Dreams - Original
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$675.00 $750.00
$675.00 $750.00
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....
$1,800.00
$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...
$695.00
$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...
$695.00
$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...
$495.00
$495.00
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...
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas20"x 20"x1.5" Draped in the clarity of understanding, one can enjoy the soft gold line work of “Intuition.” The edging is finished in silver on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
Objects of Possession - Original Objects of Possession - Original
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$3,360.00 $4,200.00
$3,360.00 $4,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas36" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally The edging is finished in silver on 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
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...
Aglow No. 3 - Original Aglow No. 3 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting on unprimed canvas, composed of soft blue and aqua tones. Matted and custom framed in a hardwood white moulding. This original is wired and ready to hang. Signed in the lower right corner. Pairs beautifully with “Aglow...