Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Federico Nessi graduated with a B.F.A. from the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, in 2005. He has since participated in a number of group shows including the 2006 Oregon Biennial at Portland Art Museum and Miami Noir at Invisible-Exports, New York. He has also enjoyed solo exhibitions in Miami with Bas-Fisher Invitational, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts and Spinello Gallery. Nessi now lives and works in Paris and is one of the founding members of Miami-based collective, Psychic Youth, Inc., a collaborative project with Ana Mendez (Choreographer) and Richard Vergez (Composer). Psychic Youth, Inc. was formed in 2008 and has since instigated site-specific performances at the de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, the Miami Art Museum and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.