warren mclachlan

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born Calgary, 1975

2007 MA Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
2001 Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

Selected Projects

Corbin Union : OSOSO II / Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Querétaro, Mexico
Corbin Union : OSOSO III / Museo Regional de Querétaro , Mexico
Corbin Union : OSOSO IV / Musea de la Cuidad de Querétaro, Mexico

Corbin Union : OSOSO / Contemporary Art Gallery , Vancouver BC

Future Primitive / Burnaby Art Gallery offsite project / Burnaby Public Library

Thursday Thursday / Dynamo Arts Association / Vancouver BC
Negra Fortuna (Corbin Union) / Museo de la Ciudad // Queretaro, Mexico // May 2019
Static Age / Museo de la Cuidad, Queretaro // June 2019

OJO, CSA Space, Vancouver, BC

Death Valley Escapes, Field Contemporary, Vancouver, BC.

Inversus Mundi / Corbin Union, Unit Pitt , Vancouver BC
Observatories / Aritst’s Facade Project, Unit Pitt Vancouver BC

Sisters /Jason de Haan / Warren McLachlan, Untitled Arts Society,
Calgary, AB.

Concerning the Bodyguard, The Tetley, Leeds, UK.
Resonant Field, Truck , Calgary AB, Canada.
Corbin Union Residency 2014

Century City, Easts St Arts / Warren St , London UK
Centenarians, Bond House Projects, London, UK
Anniv. , Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Mayors Parlour, Plus Projects, London, UK
Cabin Call, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver B.C.
Corbin Union Residency 2012
Matt Calderwood (as curator) Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver B.C.

The Invitation: PI6, Supermarket, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
Vinyl and Neon, + Art Projects, London UK
Westward Bound, Propeller Island Project at Dogstarr, London UK
Monday Monday, Cell Project Space, London, UK
+ (Plus) Projects at Atlantis Arts, London, UK
Remnant Island, Hooverville Projects, London, UK
(Curated by Polina Stroganova and Neil Porter)
The Disconcerted Concert Party, Elevator Gallery, London, UK
Stand Up, Cul-de-Sac, London, UK

+ (Plus), Volume Project Space, Bermondsey London UK
Power of a Discord, Propeller Island @ The Bear, Camberwell, London,
UKThe Quartet, Propeller Island, Brompton Design District, London UK

Stock Take, Auto Italia Southeast, London UK
The Fan, w/ Kim Coleman & Sisters of Transistors, George
Tavern, London UK


Turbobrut presents: Stalkers, Horse & Groom, London, UK
Stages, Atacama Project Space, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Future Maps, Artspace Gallery-Davies St, London, UK
How We May Be, Art Now: Manton Lightbox, Tate Britain, UK
(curated by Andy Best, Zoe Darling, Nick Hornby)


Turbobrut: All Live One Room, Canal, London UK
(Organized by Matthew Darybyshire)
Growbag, The Arts Pavilion, London, UK
Dear Pleasure Drinker, The Foundry, London UK
Turbobrut: The Music Show, The Crypt, Chelsea London,
Tennants Super Futures, Triangle Gallery, London, UK


Flash in the Pan, House Gallery, Camberwell, London, UK


Summer Show, the Trade Apartments, London, UK
2003 Screen Test Blue, The Bag Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa
Exhibit 001, Nth Arts Collective, Ols & Co Gallery, London, UKA
2001 Golden Ankles, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College Of Art and Design
Disaster Slides, Stride Gallery, Calgary, Canada

Grants / Stipends

2022  Canada Council , Research and Creation
2020/21  Canada Council, Explore & Create
2020 Canada Council Digital Originals
2020 BC Arts Council , Professional Development 
2019 Canada Council Residency Grant,  Queretaro, Mexico
2019 Canada Council Travel Grant, Queretaro, Mexico
2014 Production Grant, The Tetley, Leeds
2012  Corbin Union Residency / British Arts Council
2006 The Exchange Project/ travel / residency Chelsea College of Art

Residencies / Research / Artist Talks

2022 BEMA Residency, Querétaro, Mexico
2019 Residency/ Museo de la Cuidad de Querétaro, Mexico
2014 Artist Talk: Untitled Arts Association, Calgary.
2014 Artist Talk: The Tetley, Leeds.
2014 Visiting Artist and Scholar Series: University of Calgary
2014 Art Now: Artist Talk: University of Lethbridge
2014 Artist Talk: Truck Contemporary, Calgary.
2014 Corbin Union Residency
2013 Corbin Union Residency, Corbin B.C. Canada
2012 Corbin Union Residency, Corbin B.C. Canada
2006 Exchange Project Residency, San Pedro de Atacama
& Santiago, Chile.

Professional Organizations

2012 Founding Member, Corbin Union Residency.
2012 - 2019  Curator / Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver, Canada.
2012 Board Member, Dynamo Arts Association, Vancouver B.C.

Selected Writing / Projects
Reissue Mag / Corbin Union / Contemporary Art Gallery , Vancouver BC
Bohart . Corbin Union. Print Issue 001, March /April 2016
2015 Sisters / w Jason de Haan
2014 This is Tomorrow / Concerning the bodyguard
2013 Corbin Union Residency, Cabin Call, Vancouver, Publication Studios.
2013 Centenarians LP, 33 rpm recording produced by Phill Wilson-Perkin
2007 MASTArs / Warren McLachlan – by Anna Dimitru, Axis, UK
2007 Something Interesting Kit (SIK) Issue # 3 online.
2006 Turbobrut – Warren McLachlan /Adam Smith,
Pepomo Press. London, 2006.
2001 Warren McLachlan: Disaster Slides -
Stride Art Gallery/Collective Newsletter
1998 Thrasher Skateboard Magazine June 1998 Pg. 16
Published by Edward H Riggins, Kevin J.Thatcher


Bruce Wright Collection, Vancouver BC
Chelsea College of Art and Design Library Collection
Private Collections in Canada, Mexico, UK, & Australia.

Warren McLachlan is a multidisciplinary artist
working in Vancouver BC on the unceded ancestral territories of the Squamish,Tsleil-Waututhand
and Musqueam Nations and in the ghost town of Corbin, BC on the unceded lands of the Sinixt,
Ktunaxa, Secwepemc, and Syilx Nations.