Portrait Painting Gallery

Children   |   Animals   |   Adult & Figurative 

oil portrait painting of children
of Children

“Jessie captured a very special and tender moment in my daughter’s and my life. She paints with sensitivity and warmth. She also painted the background beautifully with the water and trees. I highly recommend her art work and will treasure her painting for the rest of my life. Thank you sincerely,

Julie Schmoll (Nebraska), portrait painting collector

 Mom and daughter portrait for a beautiful South Dakota family.oil portrait painting of childrendad and son oil portrait painting
oil portrait painting of children

“We got the painting! And we LOVE IT! It’s wonderful. Thank you so much.”

Inder (California), portrait painting collector

“thank you for creating such a wonderful work of art for me to treasure!”

Lisa, portrait painting collector

“I am blown away by this painting and we will treasure it forever. Thank you so very much for this.”

Teah (Wisconsin), portrait painting collector


oil portrait painting of animals
of Animals

“My painting arrived today and it is even better than I had hoped for! […] I want everyone to know that when you buy a painting from Jessie, you get the royal treatment! Thank you again, I am so in love with your work.”

Ann Thompson, collector

horse and woman portrait painting


Portrait paintings can combine several sources. This painting combines photos from our photoshoot session of the woman and horse, a background setting of rolling grasses from a photo the collector provided that had special meaning, and a sky invented to compliment the painting.  

dog pet portrait
horse and child portrait painting

Loose, impressionistic portrait paintings can capture a moment in time without the specifics of supporting characters. This can be a great option for collectors who are shy about having themselves painted, or when the moment was more important than the specifics.


“Jessie, I just got the painting and it is beautiful…. I love it. The best Christmas Eve in a very long time. Thank you and Merry Christmas!”


I commissioned Jessie to surprise my wife with a 45 year anniversary painting of a pair of horses pulling together. Jessie took the concept and captured everything I hoped for in the painting and more. My wife loved it and the painting hangs above our fireplace. Thank you Jessie!

Randy Nordquist, painting and portrait collector.

“A home run.  She really likes it.”



oil portrait painting of children
Adults &


Jonni. Portrait of an American artist.

A Good Day’s Work. Farmer portrait painting, in people at work series.

Carefully Made Coffee. Barista portrait painting, in pandemic front line workers series.

A Well Pressed Shirt. Portrait painting of the drycleaner owner/operator, in people at work series..  

“Just a quick note to say the painting arrived safely – definitely the best packing job I have ever seen.  The painting is fabulous, even better than expected.  Thanks so much for sending it off so quickly and safely.  Cheers! Kathleen”


“I had Jessie Rasche draw a pencil portrait of myself to give my kids. My kids were absolutely taken with Jessie’s artistic skill. I am very pleased to have contacted Jessie. Not only is Jessie a very talented artist, she is a beautiful and thoughtful person, I highly recommend Jessie Rasche.”

Randy Stucker, google review, pencil portrait collector


Capture a fleeting time in your child’s life in an original and lasting heirloom portrait painting.

Welcome to the portrait gallery of Jessie Rasche. Collectors of Rasche’s portraits are lovers of contemporary original artwork, and love their children. They want to capture a delightful and fleeting time in their child’s life in a beautiful painting that will enrich their home.

Rasche portraits capture the likeness of the sitter(s), their connection with each other, and their nature.

Refined portrait paintings capture the likeness and spirit of people in a painterly contemporary style influenced by classical artists as well as modern impressionists. 

Loose gestural portraits are an exciting, fresh take on the portrait, combining painterly colorful brush strokes with attention to the important aspects of the people’s likeness. 

Exhibition at Bates Trimble Gallery 2020

Exhibition at Bates Trimble Gallery 2020

Exhibition at Bates Trimble Gallery 2020