Born in Cookstown in 1944 and now lives in Kircubbin on the Ards Peninsula.
His style is multi faceted - being almost as varied as his subject matter, which includes vibrant landscape studies, still life, figure studies and musicians.
Orme Shaw executes his paintings using bold and vivid colours while emphasizing the effect of sunshine on the subject matter.
He has won several awards including the Silver Medal Award from the Royal Ulster Academy. Many collections hold examples of his work including those of the Bank of Ireland, the Ulster Bank and the Doyle Hotel Group, Dublin.