Lisa Tomasetti

Lisa Tomasetti is a Sydney-based photographer. She has exhibited extensively throughout Australia as well as holding solo shows in London, Barcelona and Shanghai. Her work is held in national public and private collections including The National Portrait Gallery, The National Gallery of Australia, The Art Gallery of South Australia and ArtBank. From 2019-2020 her work was included in the National Portrait Gallery’s touring exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits. Among her achievements as a visual artist, in 2023 Tomasetti was a finalist in the Olive Cotton Award, The Julia Margaret Cameron Award, the recipient of three gold awards at the London Photography Awards, and named the gold winner of The Muse International Photography Awards. Previously she has been awarded four gold awards at the London Photography Awards, gold winner of the European Photo Prize, Muse International Awards, recipient of eight silver awards at the New York Photography Awards, and first place and gold star Neutral Density Photo Award. Tomasetti has also been a regular finalist in other major photographic prizes in Australia and abroad, including the Archibald Photographic Prize, the National Photographic Portrait Prize, the William Bowness Award, the International Photographic Awards, Paris Photo Prize, and the International Fine Art Photography Awards. Her work has been published in Look, Contemporary Australian Photography Since 1980, and Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits. In 2020, Tomasetti was the official international tour photographer for The Australian Ballet, touring to Paris, Tokyo, China and New York where she published The Australian Ballet on the International Stage; a publication featuring her dance photography.

Parallel to her arts practice, Lisa has worked for many years in the film industry as a stills photographer on films and series including Shine, Star Wars (Episode 2), Charlotte’s Web, Dead Heart, Mystery Road, Rabbit Proof Fence, Clever Man, Truth, and Top of the Lake 2: China Girl.