Born in Tanzania in 1964, Chowdhary arrived in the north of England in 1970. She has a BA Hons from Manchester Metropolitan University and a Master’s Degree in Ceramics from the Royal College of Art. Chowdhary has been shortlisted for the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize in Ceramics and has completed artists’ residencies at both Camden Arts Centre London and at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Her work is held in public and private collections in the UK and worldwide. She lives and works in London.