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

Golden Girl
I’ve always been a bit of a dog person. I grew up with a dog, and I always appreciate getting
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A Snail’s Life
With this piece, I decided to focus more on using texture. There are a few areas where I used solid
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Mandarin Duck
Birds are always a fun subject to tackle since there are so many different species out there. This particular collage
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Resources for Artists & Creatives

10 Exercises to Help you get Inspired with Your Artwork
Inspiration can take work, just like being an artist takes work. As an artist, you need to consistently schedule the
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How to Build a Wall of Positivity for Your Creative Self
As a creative, it’s easy for my confidence and self-esteem to take a hit from time to time. I am
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Top 10 Things to do When You’re in a Creative Rut
I was recently in a bit of a creative rut. I was feeling uninspired and noticed that my attitude about
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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

Q & A: What Motivates You?
People who know me often comment on my work ethic. How do I manage to work on my artwork just
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Q & A: Collage Art
Tell me about your collage technique. Each collage starts out as a sketch. This helps me get an idea of
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Piece by Piece: Figurative Collage Artist Talk
The opening for my exhibition yesterday was a lot of fun. Below I’ve posted a bit of information about my
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The Adventures of Bosty

Bosty Enjoys the Great Outdoors
This past weekend, Bosty decided to explore the outdoors by heading off to Charlotte, North Carolina. He was anxious to escape
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Bosty goes to San Francisco
Bosty realized it had been way too long since his last adventure, so he decided it was time to head
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