Thursday, January 9, 2020

Labyrinth installation in Carrizozo, New Mexico





Happy to share this latest project, a labyrinth inspired by the Cathedral of Reims. The original labyrinth design was created in 1286 and later destroyed to prevent children from playing.

Papoin is recreating this form in a grassy lot in Carrizozo with the support of the Carrizozo AIR

The original design has been rounded and each corner has been place in one of the cardinal directions where one of the elements while be represented with found objects.



Monday, February 11, 2019

Saturday, February 24, 2018

A new series of birds created in collaboration with Emily Noelle Lambert.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017



Nicolas Papoin is a master stone carver. He studied stone carving and restoration at Académie des Arts d’Avignon. He received his Baccalaureate Degree in the Art of Stone Work and a Professional Certificate in Stone Work and Masonry in Felletin, France.  He has worked on cathedrals, churches and private homes throughout France. His sculpture have been exhibited through France. 
In 2016 Papoin moved to New York City and has been working on restoration jobs and gallery preparation as well as his own hobbies of surfing and beekeeping.

Nicolas Papoin CV








Floyd Bennett Field

Summer 2017 Brick pointing and restoration of exterior brick and cornice work at Floyd Bennett Field for Gorazd Poposky.

NYC restoration in the Bronx

Working for Gorazd Poposky on the restoration of The South Bronx Job Corporation Center in the summer of 2017. I carved and helped install the floral stone elements.