Born in Tainan, Taiwan. Shen Che-tsai entered Provincial Tainan First Senior High School and studied with Kuo Po-chuan (1901-1974) and Liao Chi-chun. He has served as the councilor of Tainan Art Research Association, member of Taiyang Fine Arts Association, judge of Taiwan Provincial Fine Arts Exhibition, professor of Tainan Woman's College of Arts and Technology.He taught for 40 years and retired only recently.He currently lives in both Japan and USA. While studying in high school, his paintings were selected into the Palace (Fu) Fine Arts Exhibition and Taiyang Fine Arts Exhibition. Shen has been awarded by the China Oil Painters Association and National Museum of History in Taiwan. His 70 years retrospective exhibition was held in National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in 1995.His works can be found in the public collection of the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.