Lisa Tomasetti


Born in Australia.


2012 Masters in Documentary Photography, Sydney College of the Arts
1988 Bachelor Visual Arts, Photography, Cinematography, South Australian University, Underdale
1983 Bachelor Communication Studies, Literary Studies, Art, South Australian University, Magill


2013 Behind the Scenes: The Australian Ballet on the International Stage, James Makin Gallery.
2011 Burnt Memory, Harrison galleries, Sydney
2009 Burnt Memory, Hoopers Art Gallery, London
2008 Unwritten Skin, Gallery 101, VIC
2007 Unwritten Skin, Byron McMahon Gallery, NSW
1918 Artspace, Shanghai
2006 Of Blessed Memory, Gallery 101, Melbourne.
2005 Vanilla and Misfortune, Byron McMahon Gallery, Sydney.
Vanilla and Misfortune, Gallery 101, Melbourne.
2002 First Kiss, Monash Art Gallery, Melbourne, VIC; Byron Mapp Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
2000 First Kiss, Volvo Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
Silent Breath, Stills Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
1998 One, The Greenaway Art Gallery, S.A.; Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne; First Draft Gallery, Sydney.
1996 Broken Places, Stills Gallery, Sydney, NSW.; The Greenaway Art Gallery, S.A..
1995 Quench, Contemporary Art Centre, S.A.
Thirst, Robert Lindsay Gallery, Melbourne.
1994 Piacere, The Greenaway Art Gallery, S.A.
1993 Passion, The Greenaway Art Gallery, S.A.


2007 Clearings, Gallery 101, Melbourne
1994 AGFA Photographic National Touring Exhibition, NSW.
1993 Men in Space, Union Gallery, S.A.
1992 Recent Acquisitions, South Australian Art Gallery, S.A.
Real Fictions, South Australian Art Museum, S.A.


2005 Art Bank, Australia.
2005 Monash Gallery of Art, VIC.
1995 Western Australian Art Gallery.
1994 Australian National Gallery, Canberra.
1994 Albury Regional Art Centre, NSW.
1992 South Australian Art Gallery, S.A.
1988 Photographs from the production of ‘The Seagull’ by the State Theatre Company, selected for the Chekhov Museum, Moscow.


2009 /2011 Finalist, National Portrait Gallery Photographic Prize, Canberra
2007 Finalist, The Inaugural William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, VIC
2007 Finalist, Albury National Photographic Portrait Prize, Albury Regional Gallery, NSW
2007 Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery, QLD
2006 Finalist, Archibald Photographic Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
1993 Australia Council Studio, Besozzo, Italy
1991 Exhibition Materials Grant, S.A. Department for the Arts
1991 Travel Grant, S.A. Department for the Arts, Production Photographer, British Theatre Companies.


2008 Gill, Harbant, ‘Nostalgic Daze of Innocence’, Herald Sun, April 2nd, p. 49.
Upront, The Sunday Age, March 30, p. 5.
2007 Art Works, Capture Magazine, July/August, pp. 46-49
Miles, Melissa, Unwritten Skin, Exhibition Catalogue
2006 Miles, Melissa, The Darkened Tomb of Memory, Eyeline Magazine #59, pp. 16-18.
Gill, Harbant, ‘Inner Child Brought to Life’, The Herald Sun, 26 June.
2005 Backhouse, Megan, ‘From Girl to Woman’, The Age, 19 March.
Webb, Penny, ‘In the Dark’, The Age Metro, 18 March.
Power, Liza, ‘Selective Memory’, The Age Metro, 16 March.
2002 Lisa Tomasetti, First Kiss, a black and white photographic portrait, published by Allen and Unwin.


Lisa Tomasetti has also been a Film and Television Stills Photographer for the past eleven years. Her credits include; Shine, Star Wars Episode Two, Dirty Deeds, Bad Boy Bubby, Dead Heart, Kath and Kim and Charlotte’s Web.