Ian Torney - Curriculum Vitae



Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, MA (October 2008): MASTER OF FINE ARTS in Visual Studies – thesis “Gazing Upwards” on landscape painting within the contemporary art discourse.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (May, 1992): MASTER OF ARTS IN ART EDUCATION – thesis “VISUAL DESIGN: A Discipline-Based Studio Art Course.”

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME (June, 1986): BACHELOR OF ARTS - major in Visual Art; minors in English Literature and Religion.

Milton Academy, Milton, MA (June, 1982).


CONTINUING ART EDUCATION                                                                                               

ART RESIDENCIES: Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, Co (Summer 1997).  Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy (Summer 1996).  University of Humberside School of Art and Design, Hull, U.K. (Summer 1995).  New York Studio School, New York, NY (Summer 1993). 

ART COURSES: The Teacher Innovation Workshop, NuVu Studios, Cambridge, MA (June 2016).  Website Design, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, (July 2014).  Still-Life Painting, The Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA (July 2005).  Painting With Encaustics, The Decordova Museum School, Concord, MA (July 2004).  Drawing, School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (July 2003).  Landscape Painting with David Brewster, Great River Arts Institute, Walpole, NH (August 2002).  Seascape Painting, South Shore Arts Center, Cohasset, MA (July 2001). Landscape Painting with Eric Aho, Bennington College, Bennington, VT (August 2000).  Studio Painting, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH (June 1999).  Teacher's Studio with Nathan Goldstein, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA (July 1994). 

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOPS with master-artist Thomas Buechner, to Sonoma, CA (March 1996), Avignon, France (March 1995), Sienna, Italy (March 1994), and Rome, Italy (March 1993).

INTERNATIONAL ART PROGRAM TOURS: The Royal College of Art, London, U.K. (March 2011). Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France (April 2009).  The Florence Academy of Art, Florence, Italy (July 1996).  The HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, the Netherlands (July 1995).


PROFESSIONAL ART ASSOCIATIONS                                                                                               

National Art Education Association.  Massachusetts Art Education Association.  Independent School Art Instructors Association.  Art Association of New England Private Schools.  College Art Association. Elected to the MFA Alumni Council of the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE                                                                                                 

Milton Academy, Milton, MA (2012-present): Visual Arts Faculty - Visual Arts Chair and Nesto Gallery Executive Director.

Camp O-AT-KA, East Sebago, ME (July 2013, July 2014, July 2015, July 2016): Artist-In-Residence and workshop instructor.

Kimball Jenkins Estate and School of Art, Concord, NH (2009-2012): Artist-In-Residence and Associate Faculty.

St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH (1991-2012): Fine Arts Faculty - Director of Fine Arts (1998-2012) and Arts Division Head (2002-2012).

Eton College, Windsor, U.K. (March 2011): Exchange Faculty

St. Paul’s School Advanced Summer Studies Program, Concord, NH (2009, 2010): Master Teacher.

Art Institute of Boston MFA Program, Boston, MA (June 2008): Visiting Artist.

Pomfret School, Pomfret, CT (1986-1991): Visual Arts Faculty.

Hotchkiss Summer School, Lakeville, CT (1986): Teaching Fellow.


TEACHING HONORS AND AWARDS                                                                                       

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: honored as an Outstanding Educator (2014, 2015 and 2017)

Milton Academy: Summer Innovation Grants (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Art Institute of Boston: Alumni Council Elect (2009).  

St. Paul’s School: Sabbatical Grants (Winter Terms 2006 and 2007, and Spring Term 2009); and Summer Travel Grants (Summers 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011).

University of Chicago: Outstanding Teacher Award (1997).


ARTWORKS IN SELECTED CORPORATE COLLECTIONS                                    

Parexel Corporation, Wellesley, MA.  D Magazine, Dallas, TX.  Black Creek Group, Denver, CO. Hemis Corporation, New York, NY.  Ameriprise Financial, Concord, NH.  DS Cole Growers, Loudon, NH.  Shaker Road School, Concord, NH.  Boston Private Bank, Boston, MA.  Starcom, Chicago, IL. Milton Academy, Milton, MA. Solomon E.T.C. Architecture, San Francisco, CA.  Various Private Collections.



Art and Media Center, Milton Academy, Milton MA

Pine Brook Road, Jackson, NH (summer)


GALLERY REPRESENTATION                                                                                                    

The Millbrook Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Concord, NH - select www.themillbrookgallery.com.

Gallery 334 of the Milton Art Center, Milton, MA - select www.miltonartcenter.org/index.php/gallery-334

Jackson Art Studios and Gallery, Jackson, NH - select www.jacksonartnh.com/art-gallery



For a history of solo and group exhibitions select Exhibition Record.



For a history of curated and co-curated gallery exhibits select Curatorial Record.