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
Reckoning with the past and building a more equitable future

Museum Director Julia Marciari-Alexander and Board President Guy Flynn on creating a sustainable future at the Walters Art Museum

The Baltimore Museum of Art received three major gifts in support of diversity and equity initiatives

The BMA announces major gifts from Eileen Harris Norton, The Rouse Company Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Legum

No matter your relationship status, the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts that support local creative businesses

A shopping list of twelve Valentine's Day gift options, all made in Baltimore

Why doesn’t Baltimore’s collecting institution buy more art from the artists who live and work here?

You would think that I would be on the same page as our major collecting institution in Baltimore, but I do not understand their “art math.”