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basia kurlender is a graphic designer, an illustrator, a sign painter, a lifelong new yorker, a friend to dogs, an aquarius, a rug tufter, a successful matchmaker, a pratt grad, a loyal craigslist missed connections reader, and also a lot of other things.

artist residency

︎︎︎ “security deposit” @ picnic collective (july 2020)

select clients

Baby’s All Right, Black Seed Bagels, Boqueria, Brooklyn Book Festival, Colossal Media, Detox Market, Diller, Finale, Food IQ (Daniel Holzman & Matt Rodbard), Gertie, many bands, Milkweed Provisions, Momofuku, Noble Signs, NYICFF, Select Aperitivo, Slumber Mag, Tandem, The Shed, Wax 9 Records, Wieden+Kennedy, my friends, my enemies, myself


Vice: “The Handmade Rug Scene is Booming, Thanks to TikTok“
AIGA: “Student Spotlight” Profile
Prattfolio: “What Question Can You Not Stop Thinking About?"
Forge Art Magazine: Profile
Scully’s Digest: Profile
Dead Ramones: interview about skating & gender
& a video of me presenting my thesis at AIGA’s Education Warmups


say hi @ basiakurlender(at)gmail(dot)com
@bshawww on instagram


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