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

Slow and Steady
I’m drawn to making animal collages because I love how much variety there is when it comes to animals. They
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Golden Girl
I’ve always been a bit of a dog person. I grew up with a dog, and I always appreciate getting
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A Snail’s Life
With this piece, I decided to focus more on using texture. There are a few areas where I used solid
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Resources for Artists & Creatives

How to Become an Artist
I often hear from art students and other aspiring artists who ask me for tips on how they can become
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7 Ways to Make Time for Your Artwork
Trying to find time to make artwork can be an intimidating task at hand. If you’re like me and have
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10 Exercises to Help you get Inspired with Your Artwork
Inspiration can take work, just like being an artist takes work. As an artist, you need to consistently schedule the
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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

Piece by Piece: Figurative Collage Artist Talk
The opening for my exhibition yesterday was a lot of fun. Below I’ve posted a bit of information about my
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Q & A: Why Art?
While growing up, if I wasn’t taking art classes at a local gallery, I took an art class at school.
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Q & A: What do you listen to while you work on artwork?
It’s usually nice to have something playing in the background when you’re in the studio. I like to I listen
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The Adventures of Bosty

Bosty Enjoys the Great Outdoors
This past weekend, Bosty decided to explore the outdoors by heading off to Charlotte, North Carolina. He was anxious to escape
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Bosty goes to San Francisco
Bosty realized it had been way too long since his last adventure, so he decided it was time to head
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Bosty goes to Los Angeles
Bosty decided to take a break from the DC winter by heading off to Los Angeles, California. His first stop?
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