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
Reviews of Fleishman is in Trouble, Queenie, and Three Women

Each tackled intertwined issues of identity, sexuality, and desire from the perspective of women in relationships with men, positing sexual and professional relationships as power dynamics.

Baltimore’s pool of talent is an ever-expanding universe

Rather than seeing "radical" changes in arts and cultural movements, especially in recent years, I saw strategic, progressive steps—consistent throughout the decade.

I am an extrovert and I like parties. Alone time is a necessity for any sort of creative production, but too many hours in a quiet house makes me blue. ...

I have changed my mind about parties in the last few years. I used to be a warehouse party and jeans kind of gal. Remember kalimotxos? I still love an ...