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’s Reflection No. 2 - Original Water’s Reflection No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally A large, bold blue oversized abstract makes a statement. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Water’s Reflection No. 1 - Original Water’s Reflection No. 1 - Original
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(2016) Acrylic on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically and horizontally A large, bold blue oversized abstract makes a statement. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Water Lily - Original Water Lily - Original
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(2017) Acrylic on Canvas Size: 24" x 36"  This centrally focused composition draws you in to an abstracted water lily. A place for daydreaming and meditation, where indifference to the busy world blossoms quietly – one petal at a time. This original is created with acrylic paint on canvas. It's gallery wrapped...
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...
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....
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...
Tumble - Original Tumble - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas 36" x 36"  Textured and fresh in it's color palette, “Tumble” explores organic forms through composition.  The gallery wrapped canvas is painted silver on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the back. 
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...
Traveler - Original Traveler - Original
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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...
$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...
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...
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...
Tempest No. 2 - Original Tempest No. 2 - Original
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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...
Tempest No. 1 - Original Tempest No. 1 - Original
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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. 1” along with its mate, “Tempest No. 2” was an exploration in matte texture and color while mingling metallic shine. The hope was to walk away with a sense of purity and...
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...