HEINKE PENSKY-ADAM is the new owner of Frames of Mind, the custom framing business in Englewood, Florida. Heinke adds her extensive background in book and paper conservation. In addition to framing, the store will offer book restoration, paper conservation, book designing, vellum documents, edition & fine bookbinding and other related items. She is in Tiffany Square, 2828 S McCall Rd, #4, Englewood, FL 34224; (813) 475-9902.
SANDRA LOPEZ, from Fin Rock, Oregon, was one of the two winners of the first Rocky Mountain Artists and Eccentric Book Competition sponsored by Boise State University's Hemingway Western Studies Center with her book "Clearcut". The book will be published this October.
CLAIRE OWEN, printer, artist, and bookbinder, will have an exhibition of her work, "in this story, no one dies", at the Muse Gallery, 60 North Second Street, Philadelphia, from September 28th to October 30th.
In an earlier issue, we noted that DON GLAISTER had been appointed bookbinding editor of Bookways beginning with the July issue, No. 12. The featured binder in that issue is TIM ELY in the column "Far and Wide."
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London announces an exhibit, "Experimenting with the Book: The Janus Press" from September 14th through November 27th. Janus Press, known to GBW members as embodying the labors and skills of proprietor CLAIRE VAN VLIET, is hailed by the V&A as one of the most eminent, respected and innovative of the American private presses.