Lubna Chowdhary

Biography

Born in Tanzania, Chowdhary arrived in the north of England in 1970. She has a BA Hons from Manchester Metropolitan University and a Masters degree in Ceramics from the Royal College of Art. ¶ 
In 2001 she was shortlisted for the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize
in Ceramics. ¶ She lives and works in London.

Awards

1990  The Sir Eduardo Paolozzi Travel Award
1992  Crafts Council Setting-up Grant
1996  London Arts Board Award
1998  British Council Exhibitions Grant
1999  London Institute Research Award
2001  100% Design / Crafts Council Bursary
2012  Arts Council England Award

Solo Exhibitions

1993  NeoGeo – Commonwealth Institute, London
1994  Metropolis – City Art Gallery, Leicester
1995  The Pearoom, Lincoln
1996  Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris
1998  Oldham Art Gallery, Lancashire
1998  Foyer, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
1998  Udstillingsted for Ny Keramic, Copenhagen
1999  Millais Gallery, Southampton
2003  Phillips Gallery, Walton on Thames

Selected Group Exhibitions

2001  Jerwood Applied Arts Prize – Crafts Council, London
2002  Pattern – Crafts Council, London
2003  Open – Triangle Gallery, London
2004  Inside Outside: Contemporary Applied Arts London
2004 – 2006  Import Export – British Council Touring Exhibition
2005  Import Export – Victoria & Albert Museum
2004  Obsession with Detail – Foundation Bernadaud, Limoges
2005  The Beautiful Script – Trumans Brewery, London
2007  Urban Field – Devon Guild
2011  Collect – Saatchi Gallery, London
2012  Simply by Hand – Pewabic Arts, Detroit
2014  Design Days Dubai
2015  Freize Art Fair with Allied Editions                                                       2016  Freize Art Fair with Allied Editions                                                         2016  NADA Miami with Camden Arts Centre

Public Collections

The Drumcroon Arts Centre, Wigan
Cartwright Hall, Bradford
Leicester City Museum
Mead Gallery, Warwick
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead
Nottingham Castle Museum
Abingdon Museum, Oxfordshire
Poole Museum, Dorset

Publications

Contemporary Ceramics, Emmanuel Cooper,
Thames and Hudson, 2009
Breaking the Mould, New Approaches to Ceramics,
Black Dog Publishing, 2008
20th Century Decorative British Tiles, Chris Blanchett,
Schiffer Books, 2006
The Tile, Kenneth Clarke MBE, Crowood Press, 2002
Urban Futures – Critical Commentaries on Shaping Cities, Malcolm Miles, Routledge, 2002

Film

The Art, BBC Documentary, 1995
Take 15, Bandung File, Channel 4, 1992 

Residency

Camden Arts Centre, London, 1994