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
ICA Baltimore's Flat File Program offers a wide range of materials, styles, and price points

ICA Baltimore is a volunteer-run art space that looks to promote the professional development of Baltimore and regional visual artists through our programs.

The future is unclear, but making and experiencing art is more essential than ever

These ten exhibits of 2020 provide a fractured but highly ambitious roadmap, messy and democratic and full of brilliant tangents, the perfect puzzle for a precarious and undetermined future.

A performance protest featuring a cast of Baltimore-based artists and bright yellow paint

Zohore’s new performance, enacted across the street from the BMA’s iconic marble steps, co-opts the literal subject of Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” and considers the museum’s deaccessioning through the lens of religious sacrifice.

BmoreArt's print journal examines power within the context of individual art practices, communities, and institutional structures

Issue 10: Power is BmoreArt's second print journal released since Covid-19 closures