One of the more than 60 artists listed in the Bellefonte Art Museum’s registry is Ginger S.Y. Vierck. Here is her statement:
Ginger S.Y. Vierck is a retired registered nurse. Born in Japan on the U.S. airbase in Yokohama, Ginger grew up on or near U.S. Air Force Bases in Hawaii and on the mainland. She was educated at the University of Hawaii in the School of Nursing and worked as a R.N.
Ginger moved to State College in 2004 and is active in gardening and as a volunteer with Centre County Paws and OKP. Both of these organizations are cat (and dog) rescue organizations.
Ginger is a talented photographer and enjoys taking pictures of flowers and especially of her cats, including her many foster cats.
The Bellefonte Art Museum celebrates the human spirit through the arts, recognizing the importance of art in our lives. In 2011, the museum experienced a large increase in attendance, private donations and membership and completed refurbishing the historic Linn House. The museum opened three new galleries: the Children’s Creativity Center, the Anna Wagner Keichline Gallery and the new Louise Bloom Sieg Gallery. The museum is opened Friday through Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Phone 814.355.4280.