Art Made from Recycled Materials

Megan Coyle is an artist and illustrator who resides in New York City. She takes common, everyday magazines and turns them into works of art.

Coyle has exhibited her artwork at the Ward Museum, i.d.e.a. 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

Lucas Sinclair collage by Megan Coyle
I had so much fun working on this portrait of Lucas Sinclair (played by Caleb McLaughlin) that was inspired by
Eddie Munson collage portrait by Megan Coyle
Portraiture is definitely a challenge for me, but I'm having a ton of fun working with improving on it. This
"Eleven" is a portrait that I completed a few weeks ago right after I binge-watched the fourth season of Stranger

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Resources for Artists & Creatives

Artists have been making artwork for centuries. For those non-artists out there, you're probably wondering what is it that makes
Sketch by Megan Coyle
Sketchbooks are a wonderful way to practice your craft as an artist. You can use them to plan out future
Texture is the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface. Artists use texture to add depth, interest, or balance to

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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

Evolution of an Artist's Website
A couple of years ago I gave a talk at a Meetup for coders and artists. During the day I
Koala by collage artist Megan Coyle
I get a lot of my inspiration from everyday life. My portraits are inspired by people I know or familiar
I'm often asked why I'm drawn to making collages entirely from magazine cutouts. Why not paint my own paper or

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The Adventures of Bosty

It's been a while since Bosty has gone on any adventures. He recently moved to NYC, and thought he'd head
Bosty wanted to get away for the weekend, but didn't feel like traveling too far away from DC, so he
Earlier this month, Bosty had a chance to check out the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC during their peak bloom.

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