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.
Infinity No. 1 - Original Infinity No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on PaperSize: 11 x 15 The use of gestural, interlocking circles create the composition for this series. The addition of color and subtle texture finish this original work, capturing a sense of movement and interest. The overall takeaway is a quality of decadence. This work is part of the Collector’s Series. Signed on the...
Nectar - 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, “Nectar” was created with acrylic and pencil. Part of a series of 4 pieces, this piece is the second depicting the journey of a bumble bee on his...
Nest - 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, “Nest” was created with acrylic and pencil. Part of a series of 4 pieces, this piece is the final piece following the journey of a bumble bee...
Pepper Zest - Original
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(2015) Acrylic & Pencil on BoardArt Size: 10 x 16  |  Board Size: 14 x 20 An original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi, “Pepper Zest” was created with acrylic and pencil. This abstract work is light and fresh with a twist of depth. Signed and dated on the back, the original...
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...
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...
Light Within No. 4 - Original Light Within No. 4 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Unstretched Canvas8" x 12" The fluid cascade of warm neutrals seems to glow with metallic accents. This original is on stretched canvas, signed and dated on the back.  
Light Within No. 5 - Original Light Within No. 5 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Unstretched Canvas8" x 12" The fluid cascade of warm neutrals seems to glow with metallic accents. This original is on stretched canvas, signed and dated 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...
$495.00
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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...
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....
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...
Nothing But Love No. 1 - Original Nothing But Love 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, “Nothing But Love No. 1” is a playful abstract primarily composed of purple toned pinks and gold. Pair this piece with “Nothing But Love No. 2” for a set. Matted...
Nothing But Love No. 2 - Original Nothing But Love 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, “Nothing But Love No. 2” is a playful abstract primarily composed of purple toned pinks and gold. Pair this piece with “Nothing But Love No. 1” for a set. Matted...
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...
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....
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...
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...
$650.00
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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.