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: Mike Morgan)

Stories by Cara Ober

On Wednesday, a group of former trustees and members of Baltimore Museum of Art’s accessions committees, as well as Baltimore gallery directors and former trustees at the Walters Art Museum, ...

Schaun Champion's romantic outdoor photos of Black men and women wearing floral crowns are the images we need right now

The series came from the artist's question: has anyone seen a black flower? No one could give her an answer, but she knew they existed.

Limitations and strategies for art prizes and digital exhibitions during a global pandemic

Conversations with the 2020 Sondheim Finalists: Miguel Braceli, Hoesy Corona, Phylicia Ghee, LaToya Hobbs, Muriel Hasbun, and strikeWare

Photos by Devin Allen, Shae McCoy, Elena Volkova, Philip Muriel, Randall Scott, and Kyle Pompey

Ethics and expression through photos of protest