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 MD Zoo in Baltimore is a global leader in animal and habitat conservation programs

“People don’t always understand how important zoos are at helping animal populations survive in the wild because a lot of that work goes unseen.”

A Year in Photos by Jill Fannon

Starting in January and ending with today, a photo essay that captures the fleeting intensity of 2022

A rare opportunity to experience innovative constructions and beautiful objects, as artists build a legacy steeped in historical research

A groundbreaking exhibition about the promise of upward mobility and the sacrifices endured by Black Americans to realize a safer and more stable life, realized through the personal lens of family history from those who experienced it directly.

A Photo Essay by Mollye Miller capturing opening night energy in Station North’s newest art venue

What better way to animate a theatrical building with a unique history than inviting a group of artists to make site-specific work?