Artist and Composer Jeffrey LeClair was born in Ottawa.
He moved to Toronto in 1979 to study drawing and painting at the Ontario College of Art.
In 1984, Jeffrey launched an original clothing line, Jeffrey LeClair Funwear, which featured hand-painted leather jackets, sweat shirts, tee-shirts, and parachute pants.
The one-of-a-kind designs were available through over sixty stores embracing Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg and New York as well as Florida and California.
His permanent public works include a large canvas, Crowd, at the Rogers Center and Blah Blah Blah on display in the Main Reception of CJRT FM, Toronto.
In 1982 he was commissioned by Jacob Harary of Lidchi International to produce paintings and other works of art. Jean Boudreau commissioned him the following year to produce canvases for the Soho restaurant, Statlander's.
His music has been released internationally under the pseudonyn SHIRTLIFTER. With three albums to his credit, Dirty Funky House, Fuel, and Fans In The City, his music has also been included on various compilations and has been broadcasted worldwide.
Jeffrey LeClair has been featured on CFTO-TV, News, City Line with Marilyn Denis and interviewed on CITY TV by Michele Gibson, and CFTO TV by Glen Cockrane.
© All of the images on this website are copyrighted original artworks by their author and are protected by international copyright law. No materials in this gallery may be reproduced, copied, downloaded, or used in any form without written permission of the contemporary artist Jeffrey LeClair.