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

Donut Worry
Over the past few months, I’ve made animal collage after animal collage. Animals have always been a favorite subject of
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Collie
I haven’t explored collaging different dog breeds all that much, so the other day I figured I’d tackle a Collie
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The Long Haired Doxie
Long haired dachshunds are one of my favorite kind of dogs. This portrait was made as a gift for my
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Resources for Artists & Creatives

How to “Paint with Paper”
I call the collage technique I use, “painting with paper,” because I manipulate magazine strips in such a way that
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How to Develop a Creative Support Network
Criticism and hard work come with the territory of being an artist. And in order to move past all that
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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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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

Q & A: Collage Art
Tell me about your collage technique. Each collage starts out as a sketch. This helps me get an idea of
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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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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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