Was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 6th, 1985. He was raised in the city of Mar del Plata, where from a young age showed great interest for the visual arts. He attended various artist's Workshops where he was introduced to oil paint, his medium of choice, and several painting techniques. In the year 2002 his family moved to Miami where Cattaneo continued developing as an artist at the Magnet Program of Visual Arts, which led him to New York to Achive a BFA at Pratt Insitute. He has recently been admitted to join the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he is working on a MFA in Painting. Cattaneo lives and works in Chicago, IL.
Present, MFA at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2009, BFA at Pratt Insitute, NY.
2004, Magnet Program, Dr Michael Krop HS, Miami, FL.
2009, Pratt Institute Senior Painting Show Award.
2004, Most Creative Senior Student, Dr. Michael Krop.
2010, “Arte Marplatense provoca a Buenos Aires”, Culture, La Capital Newspaper, page 6.
2009, Shows, La Prensa Newspaper, page 33.
2009, “Exponen obras de Federico Cattaneo”, Art and shows, La Capital Newspaper, page 30.
2010, “Dark Paintings”, La Normandina, Mar del Plata, Argentina.
2010, “Primera Dama se Busca”, Tronador Theater, Mar del Plata, Argentina.
2009, “New Paintings”, La Normandina, Mar del Plata, Argentina.
2008, "Dialogos" , Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.
2010, Art and Design Festival "CodigoPais", Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2009, "Nine Argentines", de la Arena Gallery, Mar del Plata, Argentina.
2008, Hospitium Collective, Spread Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2008, Summer Invitational, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
2008, Senior Painting Show, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
2007, Hospitium Collective, open studios, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY.
2004, Magnet Program Show, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL.