Lisa is currently a production designer on Bojack Horseman, a new original animated series for Netflix, premiering Fall 2014. Her second book with Drawn & Quarterly, Hot Dog Taste Test, is scheduled to come out in 2015. She draws a silly toucan comic, Tuca the Toucan, and a western adventure comic, Coyote Doggirl.  She co-hosts a weekly podcast called Baby Geniuses with comedian Emily Heller. Lisa lives in Los Angeles with her dog, Indy.


Lisa Hanawalt grew up in Palo Alto, California, and graduated from UCLA in 2006. Lisa has won two Ignatz awards for Outstanding Minicomic (Stay Away From Other People, 2009) and Outstanding Comic (I Want You #1, 2010), a Stumptown Award for Best Small Press (I Want You #2, 2011), and a silver medal in editorial illustration from the Society of Illustrators (Birch Tree Forest, 2013). In 2014, her comic "On the Trail with Wylie," received a James Beard Award for humor in journalism. She has worked on illustrations, book covers, designs for animation, murals, t-shirts, and she exhibits her art in galleries.

Clients and Publications include: Audi, Netflix, Lucky Peach, Penguin Books, The NY Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Saveur, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Tornante, Chronicle Books, Hazlitt, Poketo, Vice Magazine, McSweeneys, Motion Theory, Teefury