“Coney Island” Collage Questions

Coney Island by collage artist Megan Coyle
Megan Coyle. Coney Island.

Artists tell stories with color and imagery. They’ll often create images of what life was like during their lifetime. Collage artist Megan Coyle creates images of scenes that are familiar to her today. Years from now, others will be able to see what life was like during Coyle’s lifetime.

Find out more about Megan Coyle and how she became an artist.

Coyle created this collage after one of her trips to New York City. She took a series of photographs while walking around Coney Island. The “Coney Island” collage was inspired by her photographs.

Study the Collage

Try to answer the questions below as you study Coyle’s “Coney Island” collage. Click on one of the questions to find the answer. Each answer tells you a little more about collage’s story.

Now think of the places where you have been. What does this collage remind you of? Does it remind you of a specific memory?

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What are they wearing?

All three people are wearing blue pants. The two girls are wearing blue shorts. One of the girls is wearing a purple shirt while the other has a blue shirt. The person in the background also has on a blue shirt. The two girls are wearing flip flops, and the blonde has sunglasses.