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 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...
$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.
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...
$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...
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...
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...
Quiet in the Distance - Original Quiet in the Distance - Original
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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...
Pristine - Original Pristine - Original
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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.”  
$1,950.00
$1,950.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas24" x 36"Hangs vertically or horizontally A coastal delight, “Pacifica” is a breath of fresh air with fresh cool tones and a touch of texture. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back. 
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...
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.  
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. 3 - Original Light Within No. 3 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas30" x 48" The fluid cascade of warm neutrals seems to glow with metallic accents. This 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.  
Light Within No. 2 - Original Light Within No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas24" x 30"Hangs vertically or horizontally The fluid cascade of warm neutrals seems to glow with metallic accents. This 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   Pairs beautifully with Light Within No. 1.
Light Within No. 1 - Original Light Within No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas24" x 30"Hangs vertically or horizontally The fluid cascade of warm neutrals seems to glow with metallic accents. This 1.375" gallery wrapped canvas has gold painted edges. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.   Pairs beautifully with Light Within No. 2.