Cara Ober

Cara Ober

Cara Ober is an artist, arts writer, curator, and the founding editor and publisher at BmoreArt, Baltimore's art and culture magazine. She writes regularly about artist, museum, and material culture, with emphasis on context and subtext in the art world. In 2019, she was awarded a Rabkin Art Writers Grant and was commissioned by the Warhol Foundation to write "Artspeak and Audience" for Common Field's Field Perspectives Series. In addition to her regular writing and editing for BmoreArt, Ober has published articles in Vulture: New York MagazineHyperallergic, Burnaway, Art Papers, ARTnews, and The Baltimore Sun. Cara has taught classes and lectured at MICA, Johns Hopkins, American University, UMBC, and Goucher College. She holds an MFA in painting from MICA and a degree in fine arts from American University. You can email her at cara@bmoreart.com. (Photo Credit: Grace Roselli via her Pandora's Box Project portrait series)

Stories by Cara Ober
The new model for FY2024 projects that the smaller 250 organizations would receive 73% of the funding instead of the current 54%

The new plan will direct significant increases to smaller and midsize arts organizations and make cuts to the major institutions who have historically received the lion’s share of state funding.

Photos from Station North's July art walk, with info about the district and the changes afoot

Station North seems to have stabilized recently with its official adoption by the Central Baltimore Partnership.

Why is a painting of a nude woman by a woman potentially offensive, but not one by a man?

Lisa Yuskavage’s porn-inspired, rainbow-hued paintings of women in fantasy landscapes are featured at the BMA through Sept 19 in Wilderness, a survey show co-organized with the Aspen Museum of Art

At Baltimore's Milk & Ice Vintage, Clothing Offers Histories of Resilience and Innovation

Models Abbey Parrish and Paris Roberts bring historic vintage pieces to life in a photo essay by Jill Fannon