Contractor Life Size Bronze Sculpture 1990 76 in
Sculpture : Bronze
Size : 78x36 x36 in | 198x91 x91 cm
Edition : 3/15
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Foundry Signature w/ StampOn bronze - bottom of left pant leg
Story / Additional InfoDirect from Artist to Collector, June 2004.
Certificate of AuthenticityGalleria Silecchia / Louis Chalupa, Sarasota, FL
Glenna Goodacre - United States
Art Brokerage: Glenna Maxey Goodacre American Artist: b. 1939. Glenna Maxey Goodacre (born 1939 in Lubbock, Texas) 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. 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. 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. Completed and installed at Penn's Landing in 2003, the massive bronze is her most ambitious public sculpture with 35 life-size figures. In 1998, her 8-foot (2.4 m) standing portrait of Ronald W. Reagan was unveiled at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California. Another cast is at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. 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.nIn 2004, her heroic bronze portrait of legendary 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. In 2002, Goodacre's work won the James Earl Fraser Sculpture Award at the Prix De West Exhibition. 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.nGoodacre was inducted in 1997 into the West Texas Walk of Fame in Lubbock. nIn 1997, Goodacre was inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame in Lubbock. Eleven years later, Goodacre was named the 2008 "Notable New Mexican". 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. Listings wanted.