Commission Portrait by KerstinKayArt


Whether you are looking to dress up your social media avatar or commission a portrait of a friend or loved one, you can now commission a ShopColumbia artist to create a custom portrait for you in their distinct style. Choose from the various portrait options including: above the shoulders or above the waist and whether you want an accompanying person or animal.


  • Digital portrait only. Customers are welcome to print to print the portrait after completion.
  • Artist is able to create a portrait commission with the following options: Additional person(s) or pet.  Each additional element is $15.
  • Estimated production time frame: 5-7 days
  • Once a portrait is purchased, ShopColumbia staff will follow up to verify the commission details and request a photo or photos to provide the artists. Once completed, ShopColumbia will email the final portrait.
  • Please note that most artists are either in school or recent alumni and their availability may change at any time. If for any reason the artist is unable to complete the commission, ShopColumbia staff will refund the customer or suggest an alternate available artist.
  • If you are an academic department or business and are interested in having multiple portraits created of your staff, please email [email protected] for bulk commissions.

Artist Major: Illustration '22

Artist Statement:  Hello! My name is Kerstin Henke, I am from Sycamore, IL. I currently live in Wicker Park with my two roommates. I am an Illustration major and my work is most often inspired by caricatures, and pinups. I enjoy graphic linework and bold colors.

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