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.
$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...
$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.
$4,650.00
$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...
$4,200.00
$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.
$3,200.00
$3,200.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas40" x 40" Bathed in a warm neutral color palette, the use of a strong horizon is the compositional anchor that fades into the distance. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
$2,650.00
$2,650.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas28" x 48" This gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. It's wired and ready to hang.
$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...
$2,600.00
$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. 
$2,500.00
$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...
$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...
$2,200.00
$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. 
$2,000.00
$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.
$2,000.00
$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.
$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...
$1,700.00
$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.
$1,600.00
$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...
$1,400.00
$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
$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. 
$1,000.00
$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...
$995.00
$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...
$875.00
$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...
$825.00
$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....
$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...
$725.00
$725.00
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...