Nicole King works in schools to raise awareness of ecology among “apprentice-artists” through Récup’art.
Nicole King also teaches classes and workshops in Récup’art for all audiences.
One simple principle : every used discarded object, when recycled, can be transformed magically into a unique work of art.
The self taught artist, Amboise Monod, who came up with the recycling idea in 1969, said, ” from nothing you can make anything.”
This now popular artistic activity stimulates students’ creativity and aids them to comprehend better the meaning of an object’s “ life cycle.” In many cases making garbage formally dumped into the oceans into things of beauty.