27 Feb '16, 6pm

Cave-digging artist hand-carves sandstone into extraordinary subterranean homes

Cave-digging artist hand-carves sandstone into extraordinary subterranean homes

Ra Paulette has mastered the art of doing what he loves. For 25 years, the artist has spent most of his time hollowing out Northern New Mexico 's sandstone hills, carefully sculpting them into beautiful man-made caves. Charging just $12 per hour, Paulette builds these "wilderness shrines" purely for the love of the craft and with hope that uncovering these untapped treasures will bring people closer to nature. Check out the video below to watch this inspiring artist transform hidden passageways into incredible, habitable works of art.

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