Art Made from Recycled Materials

Megan Coyle is an artist and illustrator who resides in the Washington, D.C. area. She takes common, everyday magazines and turns them into works of art.

Coyle has exhibited her artwork at the Ward Museum, Smithsonian Ripley Center, Art League Gallery, Krempp Gallery, and other galleries around the country. She has been internationally published in publications that include the Washington Post, Somerset Studio, and Papirmasse. Coyle is also the author and illustrator of the children’s book Duck & Fish.


In the Studio with Megan Coyle

The Smiling Koala
The other day, I wanted to get started on a new collage. I’ve been thinking that I really need to
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The Contemporary Unicorn
I’ve always thought rhinos were fascinating animals. They look like aliens in many ways, and for that reason, I thought
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The Colorful Parrot
Lately I’ve been using more solid colors in my collages, so this time around, I wanted to mix in more
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Resources for Artists & Creatives

How to Develop a Creative Support Network
Criticism and hard work come with the territory of being an artist. And in order to move past all that
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How to Become an Artist
I often hear from art students and other aspiring artists who ask me for tips on how they can become
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7 Ways to Make Time for Your Artwork
Trying to find time to make artwork can be an intimidating task at hand. If you’re like me and have
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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

Why I am an Artist
“Why are you an artist?” I get asked this question a lot, and every time I hear it, I’m always
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Q & A: Outside of Collage
What’s your favorite color? Blue. You can probably tell when you take a look at my artwork. Blue shows up
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The Adventures of Bosty

Bosty goes to Quebec City
Bosty wanted to visit Canada the other day, so he could check out Quebec City. He spent the first couple
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Bosty goes to Grounds for Sculpture
Bosty decided to take a break from the Washington, DC area, and headed up to Hamilton, New Jersey to check
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Bosty goes to the Hirshhorn
Since Bosty lives in the Washington, DC area, he decided to stop by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to
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