Based in London, Cara Nahaul received her MFA Fine Arts at Parsons The New School for Design in 2014 and was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship. She was selected for the John Moores Painting Prize in 2010.
Subsequently, Nahaul was chosen for the inaugural Jerwood Painting Fellowships in 2011, which culminated in an exhibition at the Jerwood Space, London and toured across the UK. In 2015 she completed a yearlong studio residency at the Florence Trust, London followed by her first solo exhibition Crossing the Tropic at Christine Park Gallery, London. Nahaul was nominated for the Dentons Art Prize 2016 and the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017.