Patagonia’s Treehouse Builder, Now for Hire
Sculpture meets shelter, in your backyard
Imagine the treehouse of your childhood dreams.
Now add a spiral staircase.
Or a lookout window.
Or any five-star addition you can imagine.
Basically, imagine anything that is wooden, shelter-like and can be suspended in a tree or mounted on wheels — and you can commission Jay Nelson to build it for you.
Equal parts sculpture and domicile, Nelson’s treehouses, pavilions, campers and cabins are functional works of art.
A CCA-trained painter and Bard MFA, Nelson now lives in the Outer Sunset, where he surfs, designs (he’s the artist-in-residence at Facebook) and stores reclaimed wood for future projects.
Like your treehouse.
For inspiration, take a look at his portfolio.
Like a custom truck he built for Patagonia. Or his hanging sphere. This ocean-view gazebo.
A camper boat.
Even a full-on house.
Then shoot him an email to get a quote and start your build.
Consider a Jay Nelson piece a legitimate piece of art in your backyard.
Even better: one you can climb.
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