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:

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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Sea Explorer
When I was growing up, turtles were one of my favorite animals. I remember I had a number of turtle
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Resources for Artists & Creatives:

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:

Q & A: What Motivates You?
People who know me often comment on my work ethic. How do I manage to work on my artwork just
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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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The Adventures of Bosty:

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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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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