The bulk of Cara Dunning's work is concerned with female identity as dictated in modern culture, through imagination, and interpretation. She strives to shift and challenge the consciousness and perception of beauty. She enjoys creating iconic images out of women in all of her work. She draws her inspiration from fashion and fashion photography, classic painting, graphic design, anime and music. Cara was born in Pine Hills, a suburb of Orlando, Florida. She studied fine art at the University of South Florida in Tampa and now resides in Chicago, Illinois.