“Aloha” is a limited edition, vibrant sea turtle by artist Chris Barela. Raised on the beach, Chris has held a lifelong connection with the ocean and it’s inhabitants. After retiring from professional surfing, Chris settled in Hawaii beginning his second successful career as an artist. Most of his sculptures have been marine inspired bronze sculptures but he has also created figurative sculptures. His portfolio consists of large tropical fish, turtles, and octopus but in recent years he’s focussed most of his time making turtles. Each of these bronze pieces was originally sculptured in Chris’ Hawaiian home studio, then cast at the Frogman Foundry located in Ventura, California. Buy Aloha or any other Barela sculpture with our 100% money back guarantee. Feel free to call the gallery if you have any questions or if you’d like to add Aloha to your collection.
Please note this sculpture comes in two colors, both red and green. Check out Aloha (green) here.
Colorful, playful, happy sea turtles spring to live in the sculptures of Chris Barela. Chris Barela's love of the sea and it's vast array of creatures is reflected in each of his limited edition bronze sculptures. Chris spent his childhood around the ocean and as young man he traveled the world competing as a professional surfer. After retiring from the profession Chris settled down in Hawaii where he could pursue his artistic endeavors - becoming an art photographer and a professional sculptor. Chris Barela's sculpture portfolio includes a collection of game fish, octopus and most famous, turtles! Chris Barela's sea turtles reflect the peaceful nature of this docile and charming creature and bring joy to the faces of everyone who happens across them. Chris Barela's home studio is located in Hawaii, but each of the artist's finished pieces is cast in bronze in the "Frogman" foundry in Ventura, California. Which sea turtle sculpture speaks to you the most?