Brian Boru Conaty
    1308 Stockton Street    Wilmington, DE 19801    302.530.8687  


Maryland Institute College of Art, Mount Royal School of Art  
Masters in Fine Art received May 2012
Certificate in the College Teaching of Art received May 2012 

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Post Baccalaureate Program in Graduate Studies
Certificate received May 2010

Rhode Island School of Design  
Bachelor of Fine Arts received June 2001
Inside Milan, Italian Abroad Program, 1999

Dickinson College
Bachelor of Arts received 1996
Solo Exhibitions 

2014 Tower Hill School. Wilmington, Delaware - Founders’ Gallery, Paintings and Drawings

Group Exhibitions

2018 Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, Delaware - Strong Lines
2012 Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland - Young Bloods
2012 Decker Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland - MICA MFA Thesis
2011 Pinkard Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland - MFA Spring Show
2011 Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland - Valley Peasant
2010 Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, 6th Floor Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - PAFA PB Thesis show
2010 Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, 1st Floor Gallery, Philadelphia Pennsylvania - Juried Show PAFA
2009 Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, 6th Floor Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - PB Fall show
2001 Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island - RISD Senior Thesis

Awards | Publications

2013 Delaware State Dental Society - 150 Years - Bridging The Gap, Publication.  Three paintings featured on and in magazine
2012, Featured Young Blood 2012
2012 BmoreArt, Featured Young Blood 2012
2002 Build Boston, Design Kiosk Competition Winner
The kiosk competition is sponsored by Boston Society of Architects to showcase the celebration of design inherent in the Build Boston convention. The convention is the premier event in the North American building industry.
2002 Red Dot Award Winner
Morph2 - Roller Ball Pen was chosen as a 2002 winner in the international design competition.  The Red Dot is considered the international seal of quality for outstanding design. The Morph2 is part of the permanent Red Dot design museum collection in Essen, Germany.
Design Innovations Yearbook, reddot edition - 2002
Featured work - Morph2  pg. 327
Core77 Design Magazine and Resource
Studio Bullets: May 2002
Featured work - Morph2
RISD Catalog of Degree Programs - 2001
Featured work - Maytag HOG - pg. 61

Teaching Experience

Maryland Institute College of Art
Graduated Teaching Internship 
Foundation Course - Sculptural Forms - Fall 2010 
Painting 1 - Fall 2010
Painting 2 - Spring 2012


PAT. NO. D457, 187 S, Writing instrument 2001
A.T. Cross Company, Morph2 - Roller Ball Pen
PAT. NO. 6,499,196, Pen Clip 2001
A.T. Cross Company, Innovative Clip Design
PAT, NO. 7,178,767 B2, Tripod  2003
Joint project with MIT, QuickView, The Birder Tripod
Simultaneous leg deployment
Work Experience

Boru Design
Industrial Designer
January 2004 to present, July 2002 - August 2003
Boru Design is an agile, responsive company that provides innovative solutions for clients;
including restoration, interior, architecture, graphic, product, and furniture design/build

Native - A Division of Roc-a-fella
Industrial Designer
August 2003 - January 2004
Product development, packaging, graphics, point of purchase, furniture, and interior design

GPI Models
Designer & Model Maker
January 2002 - June 2002
Layout and construction of detailed scale models and display design

A.T. Cross
Design Consultant
September 2000 - June 2001
Design Intern, Summer 2000
Product development, market research, concept generation, presentation, 3-D computer modeling, and color selection