Written By: Greg Howell

Greg Howell has worked for museums, corporations, small businesses and individuals for 25 years as a project manager, consultant, writer, photographer, designer, and web marketing management. He has worked with FringeNYC in Manhattan, an international theatrical company that puts on over 200 shows each August. Howell also worked with e-commerce companies, such as Judson & Co. and Modern Arts, in New York, in all aspects of web management, including shopping cart management, online marketing and search engine optimization, digital photography, and graphic design. He created, managed, and edited the website for InsideOut Magazine – Hudson Valley, including graphic art, writer, interviewer, and photography.

From 1992 – 2002, He helmed the Exhibitions & Archives department for Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE, Graceland) for a decade. Greg developed their state-of-the art archives containing a digital database of 100,000 photographs, 10,000 textiles, 250,000 documents, and 30,000 miscellaneous objects including classic cars, musical instruments, weaponry, furniture and accessories, residential architecture, and a customized, private jet. He worked on exhibits with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland; several Presidential Libraries; and in the U.K. and Germany. He returned briefly in 2003 to Graceland, EPE as a consultant for their partnership with the Peabody Hotel opening Elvis Presley’s teenage home at Lauderdale Courts in Memphis.

In 2002, Greg began working with the development of two new museum initiatives in Tunica County, Mississippi. He designed and assisted with the installation of artifact mounts and cases for exhibitions. Recently, Greg developed physical and digital archives and a series of exhibit concepts and DVD production for the American Contract Bridge; the New York State Museum of Firefighting, Hudson, New York, a 50,000 square foot facility with artifacts and apparatus spanning 300 years; and Historic Hudson. He consulted with the estate of television actress Elizabeth Montgomery; he was instrumental in obtaining a star for Ms. Montgomery on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was the consultant for The Liberace Museum and Foundation (Las Vegas) from 2007 – 2008, advising the museum curator and board on preservation, conservation, and exhibition techniques.

Greg has appeared on MTV, VH-1, the BBC, NBC’s Dateline, Good Morning America (ABC), and in Rolling Stone, the New York Times, the Bild Hannover (Germany) and Agenda magazines. In 2005, his interest in web design and project management rekindled his love of photography, writing, and graphic design, and his recent photographs and articles have appeared in Italian Architecture Digest, Elle Decor, InsideOut Hudson Valley, Northeast Antiques Journal, plus numerous websites and local newspapers.

ICONIC Projects

Over his long career, Howell has been an intregal part of many iconic projects with many top professionals, including these below:

  • Estate of Elvis Presley, Elvis Presely Enterprises, Graceland
  • Estate of Elizabeth Montgomery
  • The Liberace Foundation, the Estate of Liberace
  • Annie Leibovitz
  • The Stax Museum of Soul
  • The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
  • The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Peter Guralnick
  • Estate of Rick Nelson
  • The American Contract Bridge League / Charles Goren
  • RCA / BMG Music Group
  • Firefighting Museum of New York State
  • The Country Music Hall of Fame