Glenna Goodacre

Born 1939

Glenna Maxey Goodacre is a sculptor well known for having designed the obverse of the Sacagawea dollar that entered circulation in the United States in 2000. She also designed the Vietnam Women's Memorial located in Washington, D.C. , of which there is a smaller replica at Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park in Angel Fire, New Mexico. Her daughter is world-famous 1980s supermodel Jill Goodacre.… Read More

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1939 Birth Born in 1939.


1990 51 Years Old Goodacre's father, Homer Glen Maxey, who died in July 1990, was a prominent Lubbock builder, developer and civic leader. … Read More
1993 54 Years Old Her most well-known work is the Vietnam Women's Memorial installed in Washington, D.C. in 1993.
1997 58 Years Old Goodacre was selected in 1997 as sculptor for the monumental Irish Memorial in Philadelphia. … Read More
1998 59 Years Old In 1998, her standing portrait of Ronald W. Reagan was unveiled at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California. … Read More


1999 - 2002 2 More Events
2003 64 Years Old In 2003, she received the Texas Medal Of Arts and later that year was inducted into the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in the Fort Worth historic district. … Read More
2005 66 Years Old In 2005, the former 8th Avenue in Lubbock was named Glenna Goodacre Boulevard, and in Santa Fe at the State Capitol, then Governor Bill Richardson presented Goodacre with the New Mexico Governor’s Award For Excellence in the Arts.
2006 67 Years Old In 2006, Richardson appointed Goodacre to the State Quarter Design Committee to develop a U.S. quarter coin representing New Mexico.
In March 2007, while in Santa Fe, Goodacre suffered a fall and head injury.
2008 69 Years Old 1 More Event
Eleven years later, Goodacre was named the 2008 "Notable New Mexican". … Read More
2009 70 Years Old A retrospective of Goodacre's work was presented on September 25, 2009, at Nedra Matteucci Galleries in Santa Fe.
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