Born in Milan in 1959, he studies at an art college from 1974 to 1978 and becomes Gianluigi Gusmaroli’s assistant.
In 1983 he creates Poliartcolor, a company specialising in retouching and photo reelaboration, cooperating with major advertising agencies: Armando Testa Mc Erikson, Publics, Lintas, TPR.
In 1988 he patents phototransfer, an innovative printing process, and works for photography masters such as Franco Fontana, Mario Giacomelli, Oliviero Toscani, Fabrizio Ferri, Giovanni Gastel.
In 1993 he takes Phototransfer to Paris and works for Sebastian Salgado, John Batho, Lucien Clergue. In 1994 he moves to new York and works for masters such as Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Annie Leibovitz.
In 2000 he realises the press campaign for Olivetti, and creates, on behalf of GQ -Conde Nast- the first seven virtual models to use as a marketing communication tool for a fashion brand. His artistic itinerary is characterised by a particular focus on vedutisti, their use of the concept of capriccio, creating new mental landscapes, combining shots of Venice taken by himself with images from paintings by Canaletto, Guardi, Bellotto. In 2005 Giacinto Di Pietrantonio invites him to the closing exhibition of the XIV Quadriennale in Roma, a Fuori Tema section, he is also invited to the 1st International Photography Festival in Brescia by artist and curator Sarenco. He takes part in the Cow Parade International Festival Firenze 2005, creating a life size “vedutista” cow, chosen later by Vanity Fair Magazine.
In 2006 he holds a personale, “Visioni Terrestri”, at the Elleni Gallery in Bergamo, presented by Omar Pedrini. In January 2007 he takes part in the first biennale of art in Malindi in Kenya, where Tomasi spends several months a year, and where he has a studio.
In January 2008 he participates in the finale of the 8th edition of the Premio Cairo, Palazzo della Permanente in Milano and the International Photography Biennale in Brescia, exhibiting at the Grande Miglio Brescia Castle together with Vanessa Beecroft.

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