Our Mission Statement


The Mission of the Borealis Art Guild is to support a visible and vibrant art community in Hibbing and the Mid-Range area through education and encouragement of art and artists.

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B-1    214 East Howard St, Hibbing

B-2    1901 E. 7th Avenue, Hibbing

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Artist visitor:

Matty Baratto stopped in at Borealis the other day and brought this beautiful, historical guitar he made out of a 90 year old maple tree.  The tree had stood on Howard Street in Hibbing and was cut down because it was diseased.  He took a couple of pieces of wood home to California and created this beautiful sounding guitar called a cig fiddle. 


Matty makes guitars out of cigar boxes.  Most notable is one he made for Paul McCartney of the Beatles.  He also made a wine box into an amplifier for Sir Paul.  It was amazing that he came and shared his music and talent with us.