Get This: ‘Fearless Girl’ creator sued, accused of not making a statue


FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, The Fearless Girl statue stands at its new location in front of the New York Stock Exchange.  Fearless Girl" statue creator Kristen Visbal is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton.  U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association's lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, The Fearless Girl statue stands at its new location in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Fearless Girl" statue creator Kristen Visbal is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton. U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association's lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)


FILE - In this March 27, 2017 file photo "Fearless Girl" statue creator Kristen Visbal, center, speaks after being recognized by U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, far right, during a news conference at City Hall in New York.  Visbal is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton.  U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association's lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

FILE - In this March 27, 2017 file photo "Fearless Girl" statue creator Kristen Visbal, center, speaks after being recognized by U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, far right, during a news conference at City Hall in New York. Visbal is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton. U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association's lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)


LEWES, Del. (AP) — The Delaware artist who created the “Fearless Girl” statue is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton.

The News Journal reports the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association’s lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue.

The lawsuit says Visbal agreed in February 2017 to create a preliminary model of the Hamilton statue. That was around one month before “Fearless Girl” appeared a few blocks from the New York Stock Exchange, commissioned by an asset management firm to support greater female representation on corporate boards.

The lawsuit says Visbal never delivered. The association terminated its agreement last June, demanding a refund.

The suit seeks that refund and other fees.

Visbal didn’t immediately respond to the newspaper’s request for comment.

FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, The Fearless Girl statue stands at its new location in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Fearless Girl" statue creator Kristen Visbal is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton. U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association's lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/01/web1_122221536-d9c01bac0ab94988b2bc5fc38bf5685f.jpgFILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, The Fearless Girl statue stands at its new location in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Fearless Girl" statue creator Kristen Visbal is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton. U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association's lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
FILE - In this March 27, 2017 file photo "Fearless Girl" statue creator Kristen Visbal, center, speaks after being recognized by U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, far right, during a news conference at City Hall in New York. Visbal is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton. U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association's lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/01/web1_122221536-347a1fc0ede64c0580f055a4d32c0609.jpgFILE - In this March 27, 2017 file photo "Fearless Girl" statue creator Kristen Visbal, center, speaks after being recognized by U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, far right, during a news conference at City Hall in New York. Visbal is being sued by a group that says she failed to make a 9-foot (2.7-meter) bronze replica of Alexander Hamilton. U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association's lawsuit says Kristen Visbal breached a $28,000 contract to create the statue. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

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