2023 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.

Alyse Tucker Bounds

Alyse Tucker Bounds

Associate Curator, BUTTER 2023

In addition to holding the position of Visual Portfolio Manager at GANGGANG, Alyse is an artist, curator, and co-owner of a traveling artist collective called ONE DROP. Her collective curates solo and group exhibitions that showcase BIPOC and AAPI artists in non-traditional and artist-run spaces throughout the US. Alyse holds a Bachelor’s in Art History and Classical Studies from Herron School of Art + Design. She has exhibited her own sculptural and canvas work at exhibitions in Houston, TX and throughout Indiana.

Kia Davis

Kia Davis

Guest Curator, BUTTER 2023

KKURATED Creative Agency was founded in 2022 by Kia Davis, the agency began organically out of the demand for her services constantly being requested from her peers who were pursuing endeavors in various creative industries. The transparency of information and clear cut direction given by Davis has helped develop the careers of artists in diverse mediums allowing them to solely focus on their craft. Davis consistently seeks out opportunities to maximize their brand power according to their personal goals. Her passion for the arts, finance background, and over 15 years experience in the sports and entertainment licensing industry has positioned her with the unique ability to spot trends in the market, discover talent, and provide resources for growth.

Greg Rose

Greg Rose

Curatorial Fellow, BUTTER 2023

Greg Rose is an Indianapolis-based conceptual artist and curator whose practice centers on the narratives and lived experiences of marginalized folx in a way that honors the past, present, and future. Their independent work lives by the moniker “haykidd” and has been featured in the “love is” campaign by Uninterrupted and at Butter Fine Art Fair 2021-22. Greg is currently the program coordinator for 10 East Arts and an Artist and Public Life Resident at Big Car. Throughout Greg’s curatorial career, partnerships with galleries and nonprofit agencies have allowed them to create more accessible pathways to sustainability and equity for emerging visual artists in Indianapolis.