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, and focuses especially 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.

Stories by Cara Ober
Whether hospitalized or at home, the recovery process from Covid-19 is complicated

It’s been three weeks since my ER doctor called to confirm that I tested positive for Covid-19 on April 3, a full 14 days after qualifying for a test that should have been available the first day I had a fever of 102—not eight days and a serious bout of pneumonia later.

Home fashion is all about comfort and entertainment

An assortment of Baltimore creatives wearing pajamas, evening gowns, vintage, and homemade facemasks

SewLab and other small creative businesses are saving lives in Baltimore

These four-layered bamboo/cotton, antimicrobial fabric masks are perfect for daily wear and extending the lifespan of N95 masks for healthcare professionals.

Photos of Guests at the Baltimore School for the Arts Beloved Annual Gala

Grammy-level performances, beautiful decorations, hands-on art workshops, and 500 of Baltimore's best-dressed individuals