2024 Speaker

J. Benjamin Burney is an artist and entrepreneur whose mission is to create community through art. Burney is earning a dual master’s degree in art and business from CU Boulder and is the founder of Zah, a creative design studio at the intersection of art and real estate. He is a published poet and photographer whose artistic practice uses installation and collage to create crossroads between myth and life. He believes that art has the power to create a diverse and inclusive community, and through his art and business he creates opportunities, resources and curriculum that educate, uplift and inspire us all to create.