Ken Rasmussen grew up in Broome, marble Bar and other Western Australian country towns.
He was educated at Scotch College, and attended the University of Western Australia (B.A Literature). He subsequently completed a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art at West Australian Institute of Technology (no Curtin University), majoring in painting.
Since garduating Ken has painted professionally, gaining a reputation for realist drawing, watercolour and oil paintings skills. More recently Ken has evolved as a modern realist impressionist painter.