Elena Bulatova presents artwork at Auction for Black & White Ball

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Elena Bulatova presents artwork at Auction for Black & White Ball

Last April 9th, distinguished guests gathered together for one of Las Vegas’ most prominent society, art and fashion events - the annual Black & White Ball, hosted by the Nevada Ballet Theatre. 

As one of the largest annual fundraisers of the year for esteemed arts organizations, this glamorous evening supports not only the arts, but the greater community of Nevada. The Nevada Ballet Theatre uses the proceeds of the event to fund access, programming and education to more than 20,000 students each year.

Esteemed guest, Elena Bulatova, brought a splash of color to this black and white affair with artwork donation contributions to the live auction. Bulatova had the honor of donating five artworks to the live auction portion of the evening, with the last painting, “Extravaganza”, going for 7,000 dollars. In addition to it’s philanthropic mission, this event is an important moment to honor female trail-blazers, who achieve success not only in artistic achievement but in their impact on society.

The evening featured Grammy Award-winning singer, song-writer Judy Collins, who was honored as the 2022 “Woman of the Year”. As an activist who has made such an unforgettable impact on our world, Collins joins an important list of iconic women with world-wide humanitarian impact and international recognition such as Debbie Reynolds, Celine Dion, Marie Osmond, Debbie Allen, and many others. 

This memorable evening of glamour, arts, and charitable contribution was chaired by Todd-Avery Lenahan and John Gorsuch, and Dawn and Christopher Hume. The Nevada Ballet Theatre in combination with generous support and donations such as Elena Bulatova and the greater arts community, celebrates 50 years of impact in 2022.

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Nevada Ballet Theatre’s 38th annual Black & White Ball 2022

The live auction featured 5 artworks by Elena Bulatova, as a contribution to the extraordinary fundraising mission of the Nevada Ballet Theatre. So honored to attend one of the biggest fundraisers of the year, presenting “Woman of the Year” 2022, Judy Collins.