Our HW Exhibits team of museum specialists, interpretive writers, preservation planners, designers, and illustrators are dedicated to creating customized exhibits founded on accurate and engaging content, multisensory experiences, and beautiful designs.
Carol Poplin is based in our Charleston, SC, office where she serves as Director of the HW Exhibits. Carol holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Archaeology from the University of Calgary, and a Master of Arts degree in Museum Studies from the University of Leicester, England. She joined Brockington and Associates in 1988 and has over 30 years of experience working in the cultural resource management industry. As the director of HW Exhibit, Carol combines her knowledge of archaeology and material culture, her skills as a writer, and her training in museum interpretation and design to develop products and programs for interpreting and presenting heritage-based subjects to the public including museum exhibits, outdoor panels, web sites, video documentaries, and traveling exhibits.
Andrew Steever is a native of Charlotte, NC. After spending eight years in the film and television industry in New York City, Andrew attended Pratt Institute’s Master’s program in Industrial Design where his focus was furniture and exhibit design. After moving to Charleston in 2010, Andrew worked as a designer and project manager for Technical Theater Solutions where he led that company’s exhibit related projects. In April 2013, he launched Squarepoint Design as an exhibit and furniture design firm. Andrew’s work can be found in Historic Charleston Foundation’s historic homes, at the College of Charleston’s Natural History Museum and Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, and at The Charleston Museum. In the Spring of 2017, Andrew merged his thriving business with HW Exhibits and joined our team as our Technical Director.
Rachel Bragg is our expert on preservation issues and historical sites. Rachel is based in our Atlanta, GA office where she serves as a project manager, exhibit developer, and architectural historian. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and a Master’s Degree in Heritage Preservation from Georgia State University — Go Panthers! Rachel works with our in-house designers to create realistic plans and develop engaging and creative exhibits. Although she has a special place in her heart for 20th century architecture, Rachel believes that any historic object is a direct connection with the past.
Tisha Bell studied graphic design at the Art Institute of Charleston and web design at Trident Technical College. Her background is in fine art and illustration. She acquired a wide range of design skills working in advertising, email marketing, and web/mobile app development. Tisha is a versatile, motivated designer with a well-rounded suite of skills that she uses to bring ideas and stories to life in any medium — print, video, and on the web.
Erika Bilbo Fox
Erika Bilbo Fox is a designer based in our Charleston, SC office. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from Auburn University. Her experience includes collaborating with clients and fabricators across the country to bring interpretive exhibit concepts, large-scale branded environments, donor recognition displays, and wayfinding and signage systems to life. As a member of HW Exhibits, Erika specializes in creating compelling experiential design solutions in the built environment. She is driven to develop intelligent design that communicates a memorable story and experience to its audience.