Gwyn Conaway

Humanities and Sciences


Conaway is a live-action costume designer and fashion historian that also specializes in 3D garment construction for gaming and feature animation. She mainly works in historical, conceptual, and post-apocalyptic drama. 

She writes for award-winning history blog The Galactic Journey and is often invited to studios and universities to speak on Fashion and Psychology. She is co-author of the upcoming book The Story We Wear: Costume Design for Animators and Illustrators being published by Design Studio Press. Her upcoming publications include a follow-up advanced volume, and a guide to Marvelous Designer for 3D modelers.

She is nearing ten years of work with the National Partners of American Theatre and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC on the annual American College Theatre Festival's national award for design excellence, for which she curates a tour of Seoul, South Korea in conjunction with the Korea National University of the Arts.