Artist painter Elen Zelin was born in Odessa, one of the main cultural centers of the coasts of the Black Sea and the former Soviet Union.
From an early age she studied the basic principles of Visual Art at Odessa Art School. In 1978 she graduated from Odessa Pedagogical University, majoring in Fine Art and Graphics.
Since 1989 worked in Greece. Her works are found in many galleries and private collections.
She is an active member of the Fine Arts Chamber of Greece.
Currently lives in New York.