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About Us

The philosophy behind CLEN GALLERY is to exhibit  works of the highest expression of Contemporary Arts.

Painters, sculptors, ceramicists, photographers, designers and craftsmen who work with processes,skills and trades which speak of their origins, artisans who hand down the ability of their creations from generation to generation.

The success of CLEN GALLERY is due to Clelia’s passion for art and her desire to introduce Italian and International artists to the United States.

Clelia Zolli was born in the magical land of Puglia in southern Italy. Her family had a factory in the fashion industry  and since she was young, she started to create her own clothes  in the family business. Her passion continued and Clelia studied fashion at the prestigious Domus Academy in Milan with art director Gianfranco Ferre’ and designed for many Italian fashion houses. Clelia decided to use her experience to create her own brand called Clen.

The brand was successful all over in Italy and had its own stores , not only selling her line’s pieces but supporting local artists and designers by hosting events and shows.In 2007 Clelia moves to New York and continues her career in the fashion industry.

Her passion for art and design , its creativity lead to the decision to found CLEN GALLERY.