Cara Ober is an artist, writer, and teacher exhibiting her work throughout the region; she layers drawing, painting, text, and printmaking into mixed media works that examine and reinterpret sentimental imagery. In the past year, she has exhibited in Washington, D.C., at The Randall Scott Gallery and Flashpoint, at The Riviera Gallery in Brooklyn, New York, at L&M Artworks in Atlanta, Georgia, and at Maryland Art Place in Baltimore, Maryland. Ober has participated in numerous international art fairs in the past year, including Art Miami, Aqua Winwood Miami, and Bridge Fair in London.
Cara is a 2006 MD Artist Grant recipient for painting and took second prize in the 2007 Bethesda Painting Awards. She received a Warhol Grant for Emerging Curators in 2006, and a Best in Show Award at the Torpedo Factory's juried painting exhibit ‘Stretched Tight' in 2006.
Ober has taught at MICA, Towson University, John Hopkins, and Loyola College. She writes art reviews for various publications like ArtNews, The Examiner Newspaper, Art US Magazine, Art Papers, Gutter Magazine, and publishes her own award-winning art blog, BmoreArt.