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.
Sea Smoke - Original Sea Smoke - Original
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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...
$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...
$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...
Distant Dreams - Original Distant Dreams - Original
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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....
Cloud Break - Original Cloud Break - Original
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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...
$495.00
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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...
Forever Dreams - Original Forever Dreams - Original
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ORIGINAL ARTWORKAcrylic on Unframed PanelSize: 9 x 12 “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 the...
Not So Distant Memory - Original Not So Distant Memory - Original
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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...
Delightful No. 1 - Original Delightful 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, “Delightful No. 1” is a playful, color blocked abstract composed of navy and coral. Pair this piece with “Delightful No. 2” for a set. Matted and framed in white this...
Delightful No. 2 - Original Delightful 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, “Delightful No. 2” is a playful, color blocked abstract composed of navy and coral. Pair this piece with “Delightful No. 1” for a set.  Matted and framed in white...
Nothing But Love No. 2 - Original Nothing But Love 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, “Nothing But Love No. 2” is a playful abstract primarily composed of purple toned pinks and gold. Pair this piece with “Nothing But Love No. 1” for a set. Matted...
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...
Pressed No. 1 - Original Pressed No. 1 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Unstretched CanvasSize: 11 x 14Award: Minted x Domino - Minted Exclusive Editors' PickLimited edition prints sold exclusively through minted.com. Here’s your chance to own a very affordable award-winning original! “Pressed No. 1” is an original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi. Part of a collection of 3, the "Pressed" series...
Pressed No. 2 - Original Pressed No. 2 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Unstretched CanvasSize: 11 x 14 “Pressed No. 2” is an original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi. Part of a series of 3, the "Pressed" series explores the movement of composition and form as a means of capturing the fluidity of time. Signed and dated on the back,...
Pressed No. 3 - Original Pressed No. 3 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on Unstretched CanvasSize: 11 x 14Award: Minted x Domino - Minted Exclusive Editors' PickPrints sold exclusively through minted.com. Here’s your chance to own a very affordable award-winning original! “Pressed No. 3” is an original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi. Part of a collection of 3, the "Pressed" series explores the movement...
Drunk - Original
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(2015) Acrylic & Pencil on BoardArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Board Size: 16 x 16 An original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi, “Drunk” was created with acrylic and pencil. Part of a series of 4 pieces, this piece is the third of the series depicting the journey of a bumble...
Into the Deep No. 3 - Original Into the Deep No. 3 - Original
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(2015) Acrylic on CanvasArt Size: 12 x 12|  Frame Size: 20 x 20 An original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi, “Into the Deep No. 3” was created as part of a series exploring the depths of water as if viewed overhead. Signed and dated on the back, the original is...
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...
Nest - Original
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(2015) Acrylic & Pencil on BoardArt Size: 12 x 12  |  Board Size: 16 x 16 An original abstract painting by Julia Contacessi, “Nest” was created with acrylic and pencil. Part of a series of 4 pieces, this piece is the final piece following the journey of a bumble bee...
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...