2022 Curators

Braydee Euliss

Braydee Euliss

Director of Curatorial Affairs, BUTTER 2021 – 2023

Braydee Euliss (Indianapolis, IN) is an artist and curator who works with objects, spaces, and institutions to explore the often inconspicuous ways they hold us up and hold us back. Her curatorial work focuses on the interdependence of artists and institutions, through public, private, and nonprofit agencies. She is the Owner/Director of COMPANION, an exhibition, project, and gathering space guided by artist-centered mutualism, and she serves as the Indiana Arts Commission Region 5 Arts Partner. Braydee holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the School of Art at Ball State University.

Malina Simone Bacon

Malina Simone Bacon

Curator, BUTTER 2021 – 2023

Malina Simone Bacon is the founder and executive director at Indy-based GANGGANG where she works to make the art industry an equitable and reparational space. Malina raised more than $3M towards efforts for a first-of-its-kind cultural startup and is the creative director at BUTTER, A Fine Art Fair.

Alan Bacon

Alan Bacon

Curator, BUTTER 2021 – 2023

Alan Bacon is the founder and president of GANGGANG, a cultural development firm based in Indianapolis, IN. Bacon served as curator for BUTTER 2022 and for the upcoming exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, We. The Culture. Bacon is a passionate thought leader who works to innovate and introduce arts and culture as a pathway to create more equitable opportunities for artists and creatives.

Sarah Urist Green

Sarah Urist Green

Guest Curator, BUTTER 2022

Sarah Urist Green is a curator and art educator seeking to demystify the worlds of art, artists, and museums for wide audiences. She is the creator of The Art Assignment, an educational web series developed in partnership with PBS, which grew to include over 675,000 subscribers and more than 35 million lifetime views. In 2020, she published the book You Are an Artist, which brings together more than 50 assignments devised by some of the most innovative artists working today. She is the former curator of contemporary art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, where she was instrumental in developing The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres. Green is currently a freelance curator and public art consultant based in Indianapolis.