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

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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Mandarin Duck
Birds are always a fun subject to tackle since there are so many different species out there. This particular collage
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Resources for Artists & Creatives

How to Build a Wall of Positivity for Your Creative Self
As a creative, it’s easy for my confidence and self-esteem to take a hit from time to time. I am
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Top 10 Things to do When You’re in a Creative Rut
I was recently in a bit of a creative rut. I was feeling uninspired and noticed that my attitude about
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Interviews & Talks with Megan Coyle

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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Q & A: What do you use to photograph your artwork?
I’ve gotten this question a few times over the past few months, so I thought I’d go ahead and share
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Q & A: Introducing Megan Coyle
Below is a Q & A made up from FAQ’s I’ve received via email or in-person: How long have you
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The Adventures of Bosty

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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Bosty goes to NYC (Again!)
Bosty decided to visit New York City again to get a better look at all the city lights. He also
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Bosty goes to Charlotte, NC
Bosty decided to escape the cold, spring weather in DC and head off to Charlotte, North Carolina. He caught some rays
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