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 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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Slow and Steady
I’m drawn to making animal collages because I love how much variety there is when it comes to animals. They
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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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Resources for Artists & Creatives

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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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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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 goes to SFMOMA
While visiting San Francisco, Bosty decided to check out the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He especially wanted to
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Bosty goes to San Francisco (Again!)
Bosty went to San Francisco again so he could escape the humidity on the East Coast. He decided to start his
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