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 (Photo Credit: Grace Roselli via her Pandora's Box Project portrait series)

Stories by Cara Ober
The artists with roots in Ukraine and Russia discuss war, photography, solidarity, and support

This war is gruesome, immoral, and cruel—both to the Ukrainian people, civilians targeted every day, and to the Russian soldiers who are dying for a cause many of them do not believe in.

Succinct reviews of three must-see exhibitions in Baltimore this weekend

CENTENNIAL: On The Topic Of Now at Current Space, Open House: Art, Craft, and Domesticity at MICA's Decker Gallery, and a new art gallery/retail space in the former ICA Baltimore building on North Avenue.

The LLC, 405-417 East Oliver Street Partners, closed on the four-story, 71,744-square-foot building for $3.8 million

The legendary Greenmount West artist studio and exhibition space, owned and operated by artists since 2002, was sold to an LLC formed by the nonprofit Central Baltimore Partnership and real estate developer Ernst Valery on March 8, 2022.

Women's first-round CIAA Championships: Virginia Union vs. Claflin

Moves, thrills, and sportsmanship as Baltimore hosts the 2021-22 CIAA Men's and Women's Basketball Championships