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. 

$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...
$250.00
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...
$495.00
(2017) Mixed 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...
$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
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...
$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...
$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....
$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...
$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...
$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...
$1,400.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas 24" x 24"  Soft washes of indigo and semi-transparent white mingle together creating a fluid composition.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. 
$1,400.00
(2015) Acrylic on Canvas 24" x 24"  A cool-toned abstract with movement and texture. The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. 
$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...
$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.”  
$1,600.00
$1,600.00
(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas20" x 36" This gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  If you are local to Fairfield County Connecticut you may select the local pick-up option at no change. Your painting will...
$1,700.00
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.
$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...
$1,950.00
$1,950.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas 24" x 36" An original abstract painting composed of layered horizontal brush work in a light coastal palette. This gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back. 
$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.
$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.
$2,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas30" x 30"ArtSlant Showcase Winner, Abstract Category  This abstract original painting was created by artist Julia Contacessi. The gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back. 
$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. 
$2,200.00
$2,200.00
(2014) Mixed Media on Canvas30" x 30" This gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  If you are local to Fairfield County Connecticut you may select the local pick-up option at no change. Your painting will...
$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...