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
Jackie Milad talks about her solo booth at the Armory Show, a residency at the Academy Art Museum, a travel grant, and a BMA commission

Considering the process of an art career in conjunction with creating good art is essential in achieving goals that might have previously been unattainable

How the artist balances athletic, energetic personal work with a bustling creative business

Walker hitchhiked to Baltimore at age 18 and fell in love with the architecture and culture of the city immediately.

John Tyler, a multi-instrumentalist, created Love Groove Festival to enable visual, musical, and performing artists to mix

“I was so in love with everything, and it seemed like a good way to bring different communities together," Tyler says.

A photo essay featuring Baltimore-Washington jazz musicians performing live

A photographer on a mission to document jazz musicians during COVID-19 hardships