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Learning into the good - Gisborne Herald

Whether she is out in the surf, soaking up the sun or sipping a coffee at Zephyr, artist and mentor Steph Barnett seems to make the world a little better everywhere she goes. She sat down with Jack Marshall to talk about her art, work and life . . .

Few around town seem to have a warmer disposition than Steph Barnett. The artist and youth innovation mentor at Taiki-E! is generous with her smile and laugh. Life is going well for Ms Barnett, although it was not always this way.

It has been something of a winding road for the former high school drama teacher, who now splits her time between art and inspiring young people at Taiki-E!, the entrepreneurial community workspace.

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