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
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

The view from Latin America's largest art fair

Unlike Basel, where you know the names of every single artist and gallery, at Maco there was so much space for discovery.

Heidi Daniel and the Enoch Pratt Free Library

Libraries as places of possibility regardless of social class enabled Daniel to experience a larger world outside the one she lived in and imagine a variety of prospects that life might hold for her. That capacity drives her vision for the Pratt.