Jude Valentine is a painter and printmaker. She completed her BFA at the Maine College of Art and received an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Art. She has received numerous awards for her work including a Jerome Foundation Fellowship, grants through the New York Council on the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and an Individual Grant Award from Cornell University Council of Creative Arts. She has been awarded numerous artist residencies. In addition to her studio practice, she has taught art and design classes to youth and adults, through workshops and residencies, and at the college level since 1982. She is an adjunct member of the fine art faculty at the University of Maine in Machias. Her work is represented by the Maine Farmland Trust Gallery in Belfast, Maine.