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. She creates portrait, animal, landscape, and still life collages.
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:
Slow and Steady
I’m drawn to making animal collages because I love how much variety there is when it comes to animals. TheyRead more.
I’ve always been a bit of a dog person. I grew up with a dog, and I always appreciate gettingRead more.
A Snail’s Life
With this piece, I decided to focus more on using texture. There are a few areas where I used solidRead more.
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 becomeRead more.
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 haveRead more.
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 theRead more.
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 zooRead more.
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. AndRead more.
Why I Make Collages
I’ve been making art for as long as I can remember. I guess you could say that first I learnedRead more.
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 coupleRead more.
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 checkRead more.
Bosty goes to the Hirshhorn
Since Bosty lives in the Washington, DC area, he decided to stop by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden toRead more.