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

Pretty as a Peacock by collage artist Megan Coyle
How to Make a Paper Collage
Collage is a medium that involves layers – usually layers of paper, magazine cutouts, or photographs – although there are
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How to Handle Criticism as an Artist
If you’re an artist or an aspiring artist, you’ll eventually find yourself getting faced with criticism. Some of the criticism
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10 Ways to get Inspired
Inspiration is something that can find you at the most unexpected times, but it’s also something that you need to
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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

Q & A: Outside of Collage
What’s your favorite color? Blue. You can probably tell when you take a look at my artwork. Blue shows up
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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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The Adventures of Bosty

Bosty goes to the Hirshhorn
Since Bosty lives in the Washington, DC area, he decided to stop by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to
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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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