Chris Bodily has been illustrating as Hatrobot for over fifteen years. His Pop Surrealist illustration is simultaneously whimsical and dark. His work is inspired by cartoons, comic books, tattoo art, graffiti, and fan art. Bodily is the recipient of the 2015 Utah Arts Festival People’s Choice Award. Additionally, he has received two Del Close Awards, a City Weekly Arty Award, an Indie Ogden Award, and a Nurture the Creative Mind Award for his illustration. Bodily’s work has been featured in Juxtapoz, Nius-News, Koi Koi Koi, In-Print, and Big Shiny Robot. He is currently the in-house artist for the Hive Gallery and has shown at Salt Lake Comic Con, Blonde Grizzly, Pandemonium, and 313 North Studios in Las Vegas. He is a regular contributor to Utah Stories, Salt Lake City Weekly, and Slug Magazine. Some of his freelance clients include Bikers Against Child Abuse, iO West, Heebeejeebeez Comics Games & Toys, and Hellskate. Chris is a proud alumni and former adjunct professor of the Southern Utah University Art Department. Outside of illustration, Chris is a creative writer and the Artistic Director of the Comedy Loft in Ogden.

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