Clina was born and raised in Chile. After graduating from the University of Chile in 1972, she moved to Raleigh, NC. Clina’s love for the arts began when she was a child and was influenced by her great grandfather, Antonio Polloni, who was a celebrated Chilean painter.

Her colorful oil paintings are inspired by her love for people, animals and nature, expressing her art through the canvas in oil painting. Clina enjoys impressionism as well as realism and was able to develop her own unique style. Equally at ease with spectacular blues of the skies as well as a rainbow of bright colors of the land and flowers. Clina’s art has been exhibit in many places, including North Carolina.

In 2004 founded “Arts by Us” inspired by her friends that wanted to learn to paint together in a family environment. You can view her art by visiting the paintings section of this website.