About the Artist

20180929_172500 (1)Cara Foster Karim is an artist working primarily in mixed media. Cara studied studio art with a focus on oil painting and sculpture at Dartmouth College but then worked for almost 10 years in affordable housing and urban planning before coming back to art full time. Cara lives in Somerville with her husband Tay, 5-year-old son, Peregrin, and 2-year-old daughter, Chloë Joy. Besides art, Cara is also excited about spending time with her kids, immigrant and refugee advocacy, and building community.