Galleri SoHo

 Is a destination for artists and art lovers located in the heart of Västerås city, The charming ancient Swedish city by lake Mälaren. The gallery was established to promote different contemporary art disciplines, and value adding cultural projects, offering its space for temporary exhibitions, allowing
the encounter of different energies and visions of different artists, through presenting them to the public, with the purpose of participating in the development of the society.

SoHo Art Shop

Our shop offers the  buyers an innovative approach to leave the mass-produced and to choose unique and environment-friendly handmade products. and by choosing these handmade products from the local artisans helps the continuing and survival of the traditional local handicrafts and encouraging new contemporary movement to appear. also, photographers and artists use the space to sell their works and gain income.

Our Shop in located in Stora gatan 18, Västerås


Galleri SoHo  is dedicated to promote contemporary art practices and gives the highly qualified artists the opportunity to exhibit and sell their works worldwide, also promotes young talented emerging artists by providing a platform for their artworks to be explored by art lovers and collectors.

We are aiming to shed the light on them by involving their production in several events locally and internationally.

Our gallery is located in the center  of the Swedish city Västerås , in the middle of the Business and Shopping district of Västerås centrum with a shopping window on one of the main streets in the city: Hantverkargatan 10 and few steps from the main bus and train station. the gallery name inspired from SoHo NY hoping that one day our town will be such a destination for art.

At Galleri SoHo we also host events, would you like to arrange your birthday party, After Work or a fundraisers Galleri SoHo is your destination 



The gallery schedules around the year contemporary art exhibitions for the duration that varies between 1 week to a full month each, and yearly exhibition for pioneer’s works dedicated to art collectors .
Galleri SoHo presents in parallel other activities such as artist talks to explain and go deeper in the understanding of their artwork and their views regarding art, their interaction with the social scene, as well as sharing their own experiences through their career with the audience. Sometimes also the artist could organize workshops and other activities.

Our Team

CEO & Co-owner

 Born and raised with a strong art surrounding in Egypt, Ghada has always been involved in the art scene. She’s an Entrepreneur and Fashion designer based in Västerås, graduated from The Higher Institute of Applied arts 6th of October city (2014).

 Ghada is Galleri SoHo and SoHo’s art, design, and culture center’s Owner,  She is also the CEO of Société for arts, scene arts, and culture economical association.

Also the Founder of N.E.S.M.A Visual talent agency and Västerås International Art Fair.

John Risberg

GM &Co-owner

Born and raised in the country side north of Västerås , Sweden.

John has always been self motivated and working from a young age.

He´s an Entrepreneur  at age of 23 moved to Egypt and started his own Language center. 

Currently he is the general manager and  Sales director at Galleri SoHo and SoHo art, design and culture center, He is also a chairman of Société för konst, Scenkonst och Kultur economical association and the Founder of SoHo Art Shop.

 John has also a business in the automotive industry.



Puplic relations

Born and raised in Singapore. (Flower artist) and founder of ” East meets North ” Project.

Arts and business integration.


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Noha Khairy


elisabetta Gazzoli

Consultant, Project Leader
& curator

Elisabetta Gazzoli is a Consultant, Curator, and Exhibition Coordinator based between Milan, Tel Aviv, and London.  

Her focus is on artistic practices in contemporary cultures.  Work experience between Europe, Israel, and the UK in both commercial and non-commercial Art spaces, International Galleries (Dvir gallery), Museums  (Museo del 900 and Royal Palace, CENART Centro Nacional de las Artes )  Art Studios, Contemporary Art Centres ( FUTURA and Karlin Studios).  

She has a great interest in Human Rights and has been involved since 2016  in several social integration projects in border-Zones with a particular focus on Israel and Palestine.  

In April 2020 She launched in London an international online Magazine  Chambre Fluide of which she is co-founder, focused on Visual Culture with a  glimpse at Fashion, Cinema, Art, Architecture, and Graphic Design. She is a  board member together with a team of 8 professional creatives from different backgrounds from Italy, France, London, and Mexico City. 

Former Researcher at UNAM and CENART in Mexico City, with roots in an academic Degree in Fine Arts with Honours and a MSc degree in Art History  & Cultural Heritage at Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Italy, She is dedicated to interrogating the role of the political meaning of art today. 

She collaborates with several international artists, galleries, institutions,  art fairs, and collectors worldwide.

Stefan Edqvist

Artist & Curator