SUNRISE, Fla. – The Florida Panthers announced today that they have partnered with The Abstract Athlete to bring an art exhibit to BB&T Center on Saturday, Dec. 8 when the Panthers host the New York Rangers at 7 p.m.
“It is our goal to inspire kids and families to practice creativity in balance with sports,” said The Abstract Athlete Co-Founder Ron Johnson. “The Florida Panthers and their Foundation support this mission to create great art with a greater purpose.”
The Abstract Athlete brings former athletes and military veterans together through their passion for art. Fans attending the Panthers game that night will be able to browse art selections made by former athletes and purchase this artwork. All proceeds of art sales will benefit the Florida Panthers Foundation.
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About Abstract Athlete
The Abstract Athlete™ explores the collision of Art, Athletics, and Science. TAA events showcase curated artwork and merchandise from professional athletes and military veterans to inspire arts participation and drive charitable giving to programs that foster arts, humanities, and health.
The Abstract Athlete is a B-Corporation, founded in 2016 by industrial designer and entrepreneur Chris Clemmer and renowned artist and VCU professor Ron Johnson, bridging their backgrounds within Art and Athletics to inspire new artists to create great art with greater purpose. To learn more about The Abstract Athlete™ continuing art programs and events, visit theabstractathlete.com.