Hula is a limited edition bronze turtle created by Chris Barela. It has been finished with a vibrant metallic green patina.


Hula is a limited edition bronze turtle sculpture by Chris Barela. This piece is finished with a vibrant green silver nitrate patina. This will make a great addition to any sculpture collection.


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Hula is a limited edition bronze turtle sculpture by artist Chris Barela. Chris spent most of his childhood on a beach. That time built a life long connection to the ocean and it’s living inhabitants. After retiring from professional surfing, he moved to Hawaii. Living in on the Island, Chris is enjoying the success of his second career as an artist. Hula has a rich deep green and gold patina. Buy Hula or any Chris Barela sculpture with our one-hundred percent, thirty day money back guarantee. Each of his bronze sculptures was originally created in Chris Barela’s home studio, then cast in the Frogman Foundry located in Ventura, California. Please feel free to call the gallery if you have any questions or if you’d like to add this wonderful piece to your collection.

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2.5″ x 5″ x 6″

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Chris Barela

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?