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
Photos by Devin Allen, Shae McCoy, Elena Volkova, Philip Muriel, Randall Scott, and Kyle Pompey

Ethics and expression through photos of protest

A graduation ceremony is a symbol, a photo opportunity, a rite of passage, but doesn't live up to the hype in real life

Instead of a traditional ceremony, the class of 2020 has a chance to invest creative energy in unique, authentic, and personal forms of celebration

After Covid-19 postponement, Issue 09: Craft is coming! If you want to own it, please subscribe via our website.

Issue 09: Craft celebrates Baltimore’s incredible makers, visionary artists, and creative businesses

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.