Rochester Celebrates Founder’s Day

City of Rochester Historical Commission Annual Founder’s Day Event The City of Rochester Historical Commission invites the public to attend the annual Founder’s Day program in the multipurpose room at the Rochester Hills Public Library from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 16. The program, “We are all Founders” features award winning local artist Gerry Post who will share the story of his life and his work. Post grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin, served in the U.S. Navy and graduated from … [Read more...]

Festival features local painters, arts and crafts

Painters Margaret Glinke of Shelby Township and Gerry Post of Rochester will be demonstrating and selling their work at this year’s Rochester Area Heritage Festival. The festival is Sept. 25-26 at Rochester College, 800 West Avon in Rochester Hills.   Post is known for his paintings of historic buildings. Glinke’s painting technique consists of an impasto layer of gauze, sand and modeling paste, with layers of transparent acrylic washes. She paints both representational and abstract … [Read more...]