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.
Afternoon Musings - Original Afternoon Musings - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Canvas24"x 24"x1.5" A dreamy landscape with soft blue tones warmed with purple and gold accents. The edging is finished in gold on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
Odyssey - Original Odyssey - Original
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$7,425.00 $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...
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas20"x 20"x1.5" Draped in the clarity of understanding, one can enjoy the soft gold line work of “Intuition.” The edging is finished in silver on 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas. Wired and ready to hang this original is signed and dated on the back.
$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...
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.
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.
$495.00
$495.00
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...
Sorcery No. 1 - Original Sorcery No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on PaperArt: 12" x 16"  |  Frame: 16 x 20 Light and reflective much like precious stones and metals, “Sorcery 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 is...
Sorcery No. 2 - Original Sorcery No. 2 - Original
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
Aglow No. 1 - Original Aglow No. 1 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 22 x 22 An original abstract painting on unprimed canvas, composed of soft and deep blue tones, accented with metallic silver and white. The silver accents are more matte than shiny because the canvas is unprimed. Matted and custom framed in...
Aglow No. 2 - Original Aglow No. 2 - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12 |  Frame Size: 22 x 22 An original abstract painting on unprimed canvas, composed of soft and deep blue tones, accented with metallic silver and white. The silver accents are more matte than shiny because the canvas is unprimed. Matted and custom framed in...
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...
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...
Sandstorm - Original Sandstorm - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on Canvas 36" x 36"  Windswept, salty and full of light, “Sandstorm” captures your soul. The fluid application of paint paired with texture though layering creates an ethereal, dream-like painting. This gallery wrapped canvas is painted gold on the sides and comes wired and ready to hang. Signed on the...
Storybook Dreams - Original Storybook Dreams - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKMixed Media on Canvas48" x 60"Hangs vertically or horizontally Fairy tail wishes and happily ever after endings collide on this oversized canvas. Dancing with gold accents and sweepingly fluid marks, “Storybook Dreams” is a delight to behold. This 1.5" gallery wrapped canvas has silver painted edges and paint drips. Wired and ready to hang...
Soft Awakening - Original Soft Awakening - Original
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(2016) Mixed Media on CanvasArt: 32" x 40"Framed: 34" x 42" The fluid cascade of soft blue, gold and neutral tones carry you around every inch of this abstract piece. This canvas is stretched over 1.5" deep stretchers and framed in a silver floater. Signed on the back. Select your...
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...
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...