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:

The Colorful Parrot
Lately I’ve been using more solid colors in my collages, so this time around, I wanted to mix in more
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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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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 Ways to 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:

Collages Inspired by the National Zoo
I’ve found a lot of inspiration from the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Over the years, I’ve visited the zoo
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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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The Adventures of Bosty:

Bosty goes to Quebec City
Bosty wanted to visit Canada the other day, so he could check out Quebec City. He spent the first couple
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Bosty goes to Grounds for Sculpture
Bosty decided to take a break from the Washington, DC area, and headed up to Hamilton, New Jersey to check
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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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