learn to paint with jessie


I’m Jessie Rasche, a professional artist based in South Dakota, originally from Seattle. I paint the prairie and its inhabitants in a unique contemporary painterly impressionist style.

My artwork has published in lots of places, including:

Here’s my story.


“You have crisp, clean color”

– Carol Wysnic, judge for Paint the Bluffs ’23


Award: Overlook View won 2nd place in the Mississippi Overlook category at Bluff Strokes 2023 Paint Out, Dubuque, IA

Just out: Southwest Art Magazine!

Paintings published:

Page 17: Catch, 40×30 inches, acrylic, available here.

Page 66: Evening Light at Bay Point, 12×16 inches, oil, available here. Inquire.

Page 69: Walk in the Park, 9 x 12 inches, oil, available at South Dakota Art Museum. Inquire.

Afternoon Light at Frontenac Overlook, 12×9, oil, will be available from me in about 2 weeks. Inquire

Workshops are here.


 I have collected several works of art by Jessie Rasche and love her work! She has painted 3 custom commissions for me that are beautiful and I have a large painting that was featured in South Dakota magazine that I was able to purchase from …

 I took a drawing class from Jessie through an art group I belong to. She was professional, friendly, and alert to questions from the group. I most appreciated the explanation of value studies as that has been something I have struggled with …

Alonso Aranda If you are looking for personalized learning I highly recommend Jessie, she will go above and beyond to help you. Loved the three-hour classes it has so much to learn from. Thank you Jessie your help is greatly appreciated!!!

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October-December 2023, Paint Texture and Mark Making online painting workshop with individualized attention.

Tuesday January 16th 2:00pm to 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time, Developing Interesting Brushstrokes and Marks (Online Demo) Penn Studio School of Art.

Oil Painting Basics
on-demand workshop (recording of live workshop)
Learn how to set up your painting area for the most satisfying results, brush care, studio safety, how and when to thin paint, using medium, color mixing, and paint along to create a small painting or two. more info

If you’re an art center, painting society or group looking for a workshop instructor, your inquiry is welcome.


2024 workshops now in the planning phase!
Get a notice when workshop enrollment opens.



Impressionist Oil Paintings and Workshops by Jessie Rasche