Fred Valentine is an artist and gallerist based in New York City. He moved to New York City in 1984. In the early 1990s he became part of a group of artists, activists, and organizers of guerrilla theater performance, happenings, and art exhibits in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. In the spring of 2011 he divided his studio and opened a gallery called Valentine. Fred Valentine has a B.F.A. from the Columbus College of Art and Design and an M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.