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Glenna Goodacre is an artist best known for having designed the Sacagawea Dollar that entered circulation in the United States in 2000. She also designed the Vietnam Women's Memorial located in Washington, DC. Born in Lubbock, Texas, Goodacre divides her time between Dallas, Texas where her husband has a law practice and Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she has kept a studio since 1983. A graduate of Colorado College, she continued her studies at the Art Students League in New York, NY.Goodacre has two children (now grown) with real estate broker Bill Goodacre . In 1995, the then-divorced Goodacre married Mike Schmidt, a Dallas lawyer who commutes on the weekends to Santa Fe. In 2004, the former 8th street in the vicinity of Texas Tech University in Lubbock was named in her honor, an event which occassioned some very mild resentment from residents, as they were not familiar with Ms. Goodacre.
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