Beacon Art Creates Bronze for West Point

August 25, 2014 3:53 PM

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Beacon Art Creates Bronze for West Point

Beacon Art Shortwave Gallery, located in the bucolic seaside hamlet of Stone Harbor, NJ, is home to a diverse array of contemporary artwork. Gary Jacketti, a classically trained sculptor, founded Beacon Art in 2009. His latest masterpiece, Goodbye, is a tribute to US military families. Goodbye is scheduled to be unveiled on Veteran's Day 2014 at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.

Goodbye is a life-sized two figure group depicting a military father bidding farewell to his curly haired daughter. "I like my sculptures to have a narrative. My idea was to have the military father walking his child to school," Jacketti explained. "The most important aspect of this statue group is ...

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