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The Vision

The John Grass Task Force is pleased to unveil their vision for preserving the John Grass Wood Turning Company while integrating the programs and staff of The Center for Art in Wood, creating a true international destination for those interested in history, industry, and art. The renderings and floor plans below only hint at the exciting synthesis of contemporary wood art and it's industrial heritage that the combined John Grass Wood Turning Company will contain.

                    

 rendering & plans            presentation (ppt)            gallery imagined


Who Is The John Grass Task Force?

Alan Kaiser, Chair
Albert LeCoff - Executive Director, The Center for Art in Wood
Lou Bower - Owner, John Grass Company
Dick Goldberg, Esq. - Ballard Spahr
Rachel L. Taicher - Ballard Spahr
David B. Brawer - AIA
Nick Gianopulos, PE - Keast & Hood Co.
Philip Hauser - Treasurer, The Center for Art in Wood
Emily Bittenbender - Managing Partner, Bittenbender Construction
Angela McCaffery - Asst. Managing Partner, Bittenbender Constr.
Walter Palmer, Jr. - General Building Contractors Association
Mary Beth Bogan - Trustee, The Center for Art in Wood

Contact:
, (215) 923.8000
The Center for Art in Wood
141 N 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106