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.
Winter Sea No 2 - Original Winter Sea No 2 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on CanvasArt Size: 16 x 20 |  Frame Size: 25.5 x 29.5 Winter Sea is a combination of warm toned grays and tans mixed with metallic gold as if tossed in the crashing waves of icy winter. Signed in the lower right corner and on the back, the...
Winter Sea No 1 - Original Winter Sea No 1 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on CanvasArt Size: 16 x 20 |  Frame Size: 25.5 x 29.5 Winter Sea is a combination of warm toned grays and tans mixed with metallic gold as if tossed in the crashing waves of icy winter. Signed in the lower right corner and on the back, 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...
$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...
Water Essence No. 4 - Original Water Essence No. 4 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 23-5/8 x 23-5/8 An original abstract painting on unprimed canvas, composed of blue and metallic silver. The silver accents are more matte than shiny because the canvas is unprimed. Matted and custom framed in a wide silver faced moulding. This original is wired and ready...
Water Essence No. 3 - Original Water Essence No. 3 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 23-5/8 x 23-5/8 An original abstract painting on unprimed canvas, composed of blue and metallic silver. The silver accents are more matte than shiny because the canvas is unprimed. Matted and custom framed in a wide silver faced moulding. This original is wired and ready...
Water & Sand - Original Water & Sand - Original
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(2015) Acrylic and Pencil on PaperArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 23.5 x 23.5 This coastal abstract finds form through gestural brushwork and movement. Signed in the lower right corner and on the back, the original is matted and framed in a modern mirror moulding and comes wired...
$650.00
$650.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Panel12" x 16" Primarily a white palette with texture, this original is anchored with of a metallic gold and black horizon. This artist panel is signed and dated on the back. Framing is needed.
Treasured - Original Treasured - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Canvas14" x 18" This is a one-of-a-kind original by Julia Contacessi. “Treasured” sets a sun-warmed landscape through golden tones and a crisp sky full of light. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted gold on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed and dated on 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...
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 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...
Swimming in Light - Original Swimming in Light - Original
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(2014) Acrylic & Pencil on BoardArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi, “Swimming in Light” was created with acrylic and pencil. A soft palette spans from warm whites and cream to blue, purple and orange. Signed and dated on...
$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...
$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...
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...
Into the Deep No. 3 - Original Into the Deep No. 3 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12|  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi, “Into the Deep No. 3” was created as part of a series exploring the depths of water as if viewed overhead. Signed and dated on the back, the original is...
$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...
Expanse - Original Expanse - Original
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(2017) Mixed Media on PaperArt Size: 16 x 20 |  Frame Size: 24.5 x 28.5 Expanse is composed of a strong blue mingled with lighter tones and metallic gold. As if stretching the width of the world, the composition extended from one end to the other. Signed in the lower...
Drunk - Original
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(2015) Acrylic & Pencil on BoardArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Board Size: 16 x 16 An original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi, “Drunk” was created with acrylic and pencil. Part of a series of 4 pieces, this piece is the third of the series depicting the journey of a bumble...
Distant Dreams - Original Distant Dreams - Original
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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....
Cloud Break - Original Cloud Break - Original
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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...
Aglow No. 4 - Original Aglow No. 4 - 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 No. 3”....
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...