Ken Prescott was born in London, Ontario in 1938 and attended the Danforth Technical School in Toronto. He has worked as an advertising designer, art director and freelance graphic designer between his travels throughout the Far East, Southeast Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and the South Pacific.
He has been exhibiting his works for over 30 years in both solo and group exhibitions throughout Canada and the United States. In 1975, he moved to Vancouver and soon after was elected to senior member status and a chairman of The Federation of Canadian Artists.
His works are included in more than 100 elite corporate and private collections throughout Canada and the US including: Air Canada, The Royal Bank, Bank of America, Bank of Montreal, Bendorf Verster, BC Hydro, CIBC, Coldwell Banker, Fletcher Challenge, Japan Airlines, London Life, Pan Pacific Hotels, Peat Marwick, Vancouver Aquarium, Simon Fraser University, The Law Courts and IBM Canada.