Art Made from Recycled Materials

Megan Coyle is an artist and illustrator who resides in Brooklyn. 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

This past weekend I worked on a couple of new collages where I filmed the process so I could put
Sometimes working on a work of art can be a bit of a struggle. For instance, this piece started out
The Soaring Sea Turtle by collage artist Megan Coyle
When I was growing up, sea turtles were one of my favorite animals. I've only made one other sea turtle

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Resources for Artists & Creatives

Texture is the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface. Artists use texture to add depth, interest, or balance to
It's easy to be unorganized as an artist, especially when the materials you use for your craft keep piling up
Art is important for a number of reasons – it makes life more interesting and cultivates an inspiring environment. It

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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

I've been making collages ever since I was a kid. My first collage was made back when I was in
Back when I was a senior in college, I created my first cohesive body of collage work where I made
I studied painting and creative writing when I was in college. As an art major, I had a project to

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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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