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.
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...
$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...
$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. 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
$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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...