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.


1983 44 Years Old Goodacre was a lifelong visitor to New Mexico and began residing there in 1983. … Read More


1993 54 Years Old Her most well-known work is the Vietnam Women’s Memorial installed in Washington, D.C. in 1993. 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


2004 65 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, her heroic bronze portrait of legendary West Point Coach Colonel Earl "Red" Blaik was dedicated at the National College Football Hall Of Fame.
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. … Read More
2007 68 Years Old 1 More Event
Goodacre was transferred to the Craig Hospital brain trauma center in Englewood, Colorado, after a fall injury sent her into a coma on March 13, 2007. … Read More
2008 69 Years Old 1 More Event
Eleven years later, Goodacre was named the 2008 "Notable New Mexican". … Read More
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