Glenna Goodacre
American artist
Glenna Goodacre
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.
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Lubbock police officer recovering after on-duty attack - LubbockOnline.com
Google News - over 5 years
Cpl. Bryan Schwartner suffered multiple lacerations and contusions in the 3 pm attack at The Center at Overton Park in the 2400 block of Glenna Goodacre Boulevard, according to police. Authorities say Kabir Isola, 19, attacked Schwartner without
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Wild wild West - The Hindu
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They are all designed and installed by Glenna Goodacre, considered one of the best modern-day sculptors the world has seen. Of course, I could not help thinking if those statues came to life whenever there was a full moon
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The perfect thing - The Sheboygan Press
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A bronze, multi-piece statue embodying Americana, patriotism and youth, created by sculptor Glenna Goodacre, best known for her Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, DC, has been installed in the Elkhart Lake Village Park, thanks to local residents
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Glenna Goodacre's work is on view at JRB Art at The Elms gallery - NewsOK.com
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BY JOHN BRANDENBURG Leave a comment There is quite a crowd right now — even when no visitors are present — at JRB Art at The Elms gallery, where a show of bronze sculptures, many life-size, by Santa Fe artist Glenna Goodacre, is on view
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Nationally known sculptor the subject of show at JRB Art at the Elms. - NewsOK.com
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BY RICK ROGERS rrogers@opubco.com Leave a comment The average reader may not recognize the name Glenna Goodacre, but most have probably encountered her art firsthand without knowing it. Goodacre's most recognizable design — that of the Indian guide
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Project gives face to Vietnam dead - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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It was designed by Glenna Goodacre and dedicated to the women who served in the Vietnam War, most of whom were nurses. The honorary chairman of the education center's fundraising campaign is retired Gen. Colin Powell. To date, the organization has
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Nett: Washington's tip credit rule 'fix' came out of the gate way too fast - LubbockOnline.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Plans for the new restaurant at Glenna Goodacre Boulevard and Avenue X were scheduled for review Friday in the city's development services office. They've been getting the word out on a Facebook page
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Footlights
NYTimes - about 17 years
NEWS Public Spectacle Described as the last major Goya painting in private hands, ''The Countess of Chinchon'' has been bought by the Spanish government for $24 million. The Culture Ministry said the 1800 painting, depicting Maria Teresa de Bourbon, a young niece of Charles IV, would be displayed in the Prado in Madrid or the Fine Art Academy in
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NEWS SUMMARY
NYTimes - almost 19 years
INTERNATIONAL A3-13 Fifty Years Later, Israel Seeks to Define Its Identity A remarkable ethnic and cultural diversity has evolved in the half-century since Israel was founded as a Jewish state. But whether that diversity marks the success or failure of the Zionist experiment is a matter of considerable debate among Israelis, heading toward the
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ART REVIEW; Making Public Sculpture: How a Vision Finds Form
NYTimes - almost 19 years
Much public sculpture is so dull that it poses the question why it was done, not how. But in the current show ''Stages of Creation: Public Sculpture by National Academicians,'' the National Academy Museum dispenses with such judgments. Presenting work by 33 Academy members, in the form of three-dimensional models and studies as well as photographs
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CONNECTICUT GUIDE
NYTimes - over 21 years
SCULPTURE FOR SALE For a second year the University of Connecticut has organized an Invitational Sculpture Show and Sale to be held at its Farmington Health Center, sponsored by the center and the university's School of Fine Arts. Proceeds from the show will finance purchases of new works for the UConn collection at the health center. A sampling of
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A Belated Salute to the Women Who Served
NYTimes - over 23 years
Marion Birkhimer had been waiting 25 years for this day, ever since she returned from a two-year tour as head surgical nurse on the hospital ship Repose off the Vietnam coast. In 1968, Americans did not want to hear about the pains soldiers were suffering in an unpopular war, Ms. Birkhimer said. And they especially did not want to hear from the
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BENEFITS
NYTimes - over 23 years
Civil Liberties Evening TUESDAY -- The New York Civil Liberties Union will benefit from a cocktail party and performance by the comedian and musician Mark Russell. The evening, at the penthouse of 80 Fifth Avenue at 14th Street, begins at 7 P.M. Tickets, $150, from (212) 382-0557. Billiards for M.S. TUESDAY -- Gene Shalit will be the host of the
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Amelia Earhart Doesn't Go Uncelebrated; Military Women
NYTimes - over 23 years
To the Editor: No, there are not enough women represented in statuary in the United States (Op-Ed, June 14), but we want to alert readers about a big step in the right direction. After a 10-year effort, we will dedicate the Vietnam Women's Memorial at the site of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington next Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Although women
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Timeline
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  • 2009
    Age 70
    A retrospective of Goodacre's work was presented on September 25, 2009, at Nedra Matteucci Galleries in Santa Fe.
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  • 2008
    Age 69
    On January 18, 2008, Goodacre was well enough to unveil her new sculpture "Crossing the Prairie" at the St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe.
    More Details Hide Details She is reported to have recovered very well but had lingering problems with concentration because of aphasia.
    Eleven years later, Goodacre was named the 2008 "Notable New Mexican".
    More Details Hide Details This honor, bestowed by the Albuquerque Art and History Museum's Foundation, celebrates extraordinary, living New Mexicans who contribute significantly to the public good. A portrait of Goodacre by the artist Daniel Greene is in the permanent collection of the Albuquerque Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • 2007
    Age 68
    In August 2007, she returned home from the hospital.
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    After initially being taken to St. Vincent's Hospital in Santa Fe 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.
    More Details Hide Details An MRI disclosed that Goodacre had a massive head injury. Goodacre's husband told reporters, "We don't know if Glenna fainted and fell, or had a mini-stroke and fell." Schmidt reported on April 9, 2007, that his wife had made major progress in the preceding three days.
    In March 2007, while in Santa Fe, Goodacre suffered a fall and head injury.
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  • 2006
    Age 67
    In 2006, Richardson appointed Goodacre to the State Quarter Design Committee to develop a U.S. quarter coin representing New Mexico.
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  • 2005
    Age 66
    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.
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  • 2003
    Age 64
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In 1997, Goodacre was inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame in Lubbock.
  • 2002
    Age 63
    In 2002, Goodacre's work won the James Earl Fraser Sculpture Award at the Prix De West Exhibition.
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  • 1999
    Age 60
    After a nationwide competition for a Sacagawea dollar coin design in 1999, Goodacre’s rendering for the face was unveiled at the White House by then First Lady Hillary Clinton.
    More Details Hide Details In 2004, her bronze portrait of West Point Coach Colonel Earl "Red" Blaik was dedicated at the National College Football Hall Of Fame. In 2004, she also designed the Children's Medal of Honor awarded to then First Lady Laura Bush in Dallas by the Greater Texas Community Partners. An academician of the National Academy of Design and a fellow of the National Sculpture Society, Goodacre has won many awards at their exhibitions in New York. Goodacre has received honorary doctorates from Colorado College, her alma mater, and Texas Tech University in her hometown of Lubbock.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1998
    Age 59
    In 1998, her standing portrait of Ronald W. Reagan was unveiled at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California.
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  • 1997
    Age 58
    Goodacre was selected in 1997 as sculptor for the monumental Irish Memorial in Philadelphia.
    More Details Hide Details Completed and installed at Penn's Landing in 2003, the massive bronze is her most ambitious public sculpture—with 35 life-size figures.
  • 1993
    Age 54
    Her most well-known work is the Vietnam Women's Memorial installed in Washington, D.C. in 1993.
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  • 1990
    Age 51
    Goodacre's father, Homer Glen Maxey, who died in July 1990, was a prominent Lubbock builder, developer and civic leader.
    More Details Hide Details A graduate of Texas Tech University in 1931, he was the first president of the Red Raiders Club. He served on the Lubbock City Council from 1956 to 1960. A city park bears the name of Homer Maxey's father, James Barney Maxey (1881–1953), who was hence Glenna Goodacre's paternal grandfather. James Maxey was also a prodigious builder and civic leader in Lubbock and the South Plains. Goodacre's art appears in public, private, municipal and museum collections throughout the U.S. Her bronze sculptures feature lively expression and texture. Goodacre graduated from Monterey High School in Lubbock. She then completed studies at Colorado College and classes at the Art Students League in New York.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1939
    Age 0
    Born in 1939.
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