Robert Sundholm

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Robert Sundholm

Robert Sundholm[1] (born 1941) is an outsider artist.[2]

A resident of North Bergen, New Jersey,[1] Sundholm became a janitor at the North Bergen town hall and taped his work along the corridor walls. He was discovered in 2009 by an attorney/artist Daniel Belardinelli who curated his first show.[3] His most recent milestones include being curated at the Outsider Art Fair 1/17[1] as well as being the subject of a video and article for People magazine.[4] Additionally Sundholm donated 21 paintings to the Hanover Charity Benefit hosted by Vanessa Noel.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b c Jim Beckerman (2017-01-18). "North Bergen outsider artist on the inside track". Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  2. ^ "Seen At 11: Janitor Turned Artist Celebrates Newly Discovered Talents". Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  3. ^ "Janitor by Day, Artist by Night, Outlook - BBC World Service". BBC. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  4. ^ Liz McNeil (2017-01-18). "Robert Sundholm, The Amazing Story of the Janitor Artist". Retrieved 2017-04-13.
  5. ^ Smith, Roberta (2017-01-19). "Outsider Art 2017: A Top 10". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  6. ^ "The Amazing Story of Robert Sundholm, the 75-Year-Old Janitor Artist: 'I Became Something from Nothing'". 2017-01-13. Retrieved 2017-07-29.