Dennis was born in Cookstown in 1944 and now lives in Kircubbin on the Ards Peninsula.

He studied at Belfast College of Art between 1962 and 1967.

His style is multi-faceted and is 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.

Exhibiting widely across Ireland, Orme Shaw has been presented with the Silver Award Medal from the Royal Ulster Academy.

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