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

My Piece of the Pie (Lemon Meringue)
Lemon meringue pie is my favorite type of pie, so I just had to make a collage of it. Getting
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A Piece of Cake
I had a lot of fun working on this collage, and I’ve been getting a lot of joy from working
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You’re Pretty Sweet
If you’ve followed my blog, you’ve probably noticed that the vast majority of my work focuses on wildlife. I’ve always
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Resources for Artists & Creatives

How to Create a Portfolio
If you want to start exhibiting or selling your artwork, it’s important that you build out a portfolio so people
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What to do with your Older Artwork
Over the years, artists can accumulate a lot of artwork. We make art when we take classes, experiment with different
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How to Give an Artist Talk
It’s important for artists to know how to talk about their artwork so they can promote it to the public.
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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

Collages Inspired by the D.C. Landscape
I grew up in Northern Virginia, so I’ve become pretty familiar with the Washington, D.C. area over the years. And
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Why I Make Collages
I’ve been making art for as long as I can remember. I guess you could say that first I learned
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Code Artist by Day, Fine Artist by Night
People often think I’m a full-time visual artist, although I’m actually a full-time web developer who makes artwork part-time. I still consider
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The Adventures of Bosty

Bosty goes to Harry Potter World
Bosty is actually a pretty big fan of the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling, so the other day he
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Bosty goes to Montreal
Bosty wanted to escape the winter in Washington, DC, so he jetted off to…Montreal, Canada. I suppose he wanted to
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Bosty goes to Mexico City
Bosty wanted to travel to another country, so he hopped on a plane to Mexico City. He started off his
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