Art to her is a medium of self realisation. She is a self-taught artist born in Kolkata. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from North Eastern Hill University, Meghalaya.
Works primarily with oils and acrylics, Bhattacharya is known for her figurative and imaginative style. Although she has worked with many themes, her speciality is in the Meditating Buddha. This was the theme of her first exhibition,a curated show in Academy of Fine Arts Kolkata (2005), and had continued to feature strongly in many of her subsequent exhibitions. A freelance painter reknowned for the ruminative and deeply philosophical beauty which she brings to her paintings of Buddha, her works have decorated many home and private gallery both in India and around the world.