Eileen Claveloux holds an M.F.A. in Computer, Design & Photography from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a B.F.A. from the University of the Arts in Painting, as well as a M.Ed. degree from Westfield State University. She has lectured at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her work has been shown throughout the US and in Germany, Armenia, Cameroon and Romania. She completed an Artists’ Union/Nkraichneri Miootyun Residency in Yerevan, Armenia where her work was shown in an exhibition commemorating the 90th anniversary of the genocide. Her artwork is in the permanent collection of the Yerevan Museum of Modern Art, as well as in private and corporate collections. She has also co-curated 'Cost of Production' and 'Klaus Postler' at Hampden Gallery at the University of Massachusetts with Anne Laprade Seuthe.
Her work primarily focuses on memory, post memory and history in relation to the Armenian genocide. Her project “The Naming” is a video about her family’s silence surrounding the genocide and how that silence has affected later generations. It received a nomination for Best Documentary at the ARPA International Film Festival in Hollywood, California. Her book, “The Naming” with a foreword by James E. Young, was published in 2002. A current project, “Diasporan Portraits”, will be exhibited at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in November, 2016.