Chris has been drawing since he could hold a pencil. With a start in the art world at age 13 with a Colorado Halloween mask company Distortions Unlimited. From there the world of tattoo presented itself and Chris secured a traditional apprenticeship at age 18 with the Skibo family in Northern Colorado. Now he and his wife Krisha have been running Phantom 8 Tattoo in Englewood since 1998. He enjoys tattooing custom surrealistic designs and when he gets the time painting with oils, acrylic, and aerosol. Sculpting and making music. J’tot fronts a
Colorado based heavy metal band called”Bighorn”.