Emile di Tomaso was born in Jumet ( Belgium ) in 1959, and he was the last out of six children of an Italian family.
In 1977 he graduated at the technical school of the 'Université Du Travail Paul Pastur' of Charleroi. Immediately after he applied for the Academy of Art in the same city.
In 1985 he applied for italian literature classes at the 'Université Libre' de Brussels.
In 1987 he attended art history classes at the 'Intitut d'Histoire de l'Art er d'Archeologie' in Brussels.
The same year he made the first personal exhibition at the shop-gallery Id-light in Tamines.
In the meanwhile he worked for the Théâtre De Poche and the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels. There he was fascinated by the Maurice Béjart's choreography Peter Sellars' scenography.
He frequently attended the Cinema Museum of Bruxelles, where he discovered Pier Paolo Pasolini's entire filmography, which revived the interest and passion for his Italian origins.
In the meanwhile he began to study philosophy, especially the works of Gilles Deleuze and Gianni Vattimo.
In 1989 he decided to move permanently to Italy, a totally unknown land.
In 1990 he moved to Rome where he discovered the places so beloved by Pier Paolo Pasolini. In Rome he ended his research on Pasolini and he wrote him a poem in Italian language.
In 1993 he attended Hans-Georg and Giorgio Penzo's seminars at the 'Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici di Napoli' and Gianni Vattimo's seminars at the University of Turin.
In 1995 he participated to a collective exhibition by the Internol Gallery in Rome.
In 1996 he attended the engraving classes at the school of ornamental arts in Rome.
In 1998 he exhibits his works of art in the Atelier Paradis, in Nice (France).
In 1999 he moved definitely to Turin, where he participated to an exhibition at the engraving atelier Senso del Segno and at the Narciso Gallery of Turin.
In 2000 he worked as a restorer at the Italian Photography Foundation and for several art gallery.
In 2001 he obtained the Chair of Engraving at the Istituto Europeo del Design.
In 2002 he was a member of the judging panel during an engraving competition in Mondovì.
In 2003 he made a personal exhibition at the Artevision Gallery of Turin and Artenero gallery in Rivoli.
In 2004 he made a personal exhibition at the Catartica Gallery in Turin.
In 2004 he ideates and directs the art-video "Check-Point" on the utopian city and on Mino Rosso. Both art-videos can be watched in the Estorich Museum of London, Maart Museum of Rovereto and Palazzo delle Esposizioni of Rome.
In 2005 he temporarily moved to the Atelier Presse Papier of Trois-Rivières, in Québec (Canada), as a visiting artist.
In 2006 he participated to the collective exhibition at the Bologna Fair in cooperation with the Narciso Gallery of Turin.
In 2007 he participated to the collective exhibition at the Chamber of Commerce Italy-Brazil in Brazil.
In 2008 he participated to the collective exhibition in Trois-Rivières, in Quèbec, and in Argentina.
In 2009 he participated to a collective exhibition at the Narciso Gallery of Turin.