Happy December!

I hope you are enjoying the winter, and will have a chance to enjoy the Holidays.  I just had an exhilarating trip to Aberdeen, SD for the reception of my solo show “The Spirit of Prairie Life”. If you were there – or have seen the exhibit – I would love to hear what you …

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Collector Photo!

3 original Jessie Rasche paintings in their collector’s beautiful home office. Photo courtesy of Julie Gerberding. Thank you so much for the photo, Julie. This is a special treat. Your space is beautiful.

Opening tonight

I’m very excited to be showing with the wonderful artists of the Sons and Daughters of the Prairie, opening right now at SouthWind Art Gallery in Topeka, KS. If you’re in the area, check it out. Their art openings are wonderful with appetizers, wine, and a wonderful live pianist.

Birds and Cows

This is another one of the cows from the scene I have been painting recently. I wanted to capture the beautiful shadows across her spots. Spotted Cow Resting, 8×10″, oil on canvas. And this seagull I think has so much character! Seagull in Wind, 11″x14″, oil on panel. And finally, here is a farm that …

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Romantic Commission

This painting was commissioned for one of my collectors by her loving husband as an anniversary gift. The collectors are delightful people, I love the concept, and the painting process was really interesting. The collector’s concept was to paint two draft horses, pulling together, possibly with a path behind them showing their journey. A local …

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Baby Smell: New horse painting by Jessie Rasche

11×14″, oil on panel, available I tried to paint this sweet scene with horses honestly, without romanticizing it… I’m working through some ideas about compositions that support the focal point, and using color a little specifically to show depth. What do you think?