Vian Shamounki Borchert is an award winning contemporary artist who has shown both internationally and nationally in many group and solo exhibitions. The National Gallery of Art in Amman, Jordan and The Jerusalem Fund Gallery, Washington, DC have her artwork in their permanent collection. Vian is a graduate from The Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C. and has a Master Web Design degree.
Vian's expressionistic and abstracted art illustrates a poetic mood and a thoughtful journey in the world of painting. Vian's artwork has been on exhibit in “Art Basel Miami Beach” at “Specturm Miami” this past December 2016. Also, Vian's artwork has been on display at the United Nations General Assembly, Public Lobby Gallery, NYC, NY. She also exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions in places such as:

  • The Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • The French Cultural Center in Amman, Jordan
  • Georgetown University Medical Center
  • The Contemporary Museum of Art in Georgetown
  • The Behnke Nurseries Company
  • The Jerusalem Fund Gallery
  • Cairo Amman Bank Art Gallery
  • Strathmore Mansion
  • Maryland Federation of Art's Circle Gallery
  • The National Gallery of Art, Amman, Jordan
  • RAW DC "Activate", Washington, DC
  • The Stone Tower in Glen Echo Park
  • The Yellow Barn Gallery
  • Art Soirée's "Art Metamorphosis", Georgetown, Washington, DC
  • DC Arts Center
  • (e)merge Art Fair, Washington, DC
  • United Nations General Assembly
  • Art Soirée's "Winter Wonderland", Washington, DC
  • Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown, organized and hosted by Art Soirée
  • Nuit Blanche DC
  • Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation in Dubai, U.A.E.
  • Popcorn Gallery, Glen Echo Park
  • Butterfly Fine Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
  • Art & Sol Studios Gallery, Wynwood Art District, Miami
  • The Monroe Trust Artist Collective, Washington, DC
  • Art Basel Miami Beach, Spectrum
  • L2 Lounge, Washington DC

Vian has been part of many DC Art Events such as “Art Metamorphosis” Event/Exhibit by Art Soirée, “Midsummer Night's Dream” Event Art by Soirée in Georgetown, DC, “Paint The Music” at Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington, DC. Vian contributes and writes art articles for Gaithersburg “Patch”.

Her artwork has been featured in numerous national and international press such as The Washington Post, “DC Modern Luxury” magazine, The Huffington Post, NPR's Art Beat, The Gazette, The Town Courier, The Washington Report, MC Insight magazine, HERLIFE Magazine DC, MANIERA District Magazine, Aesthetica Magazine and others...

  • MC Insight, Maryland
  • Gaithersburg Patch
  • Gazette Net
  • The Town Courier
  • RAW Natural Born Artist
  • Washington Post, Washington DC
  • Huffington Post
  • National Public Radio, NPR
  • Modern Luxury Magazine, Washington D.C.
  • Wikipedia
  • Washington Examiner, Washington D.C.
  • Potomac Almanac
  • The Gazette
  • ArtNerd, New York
  • The Town Currier, Gaithersburg MD
  • HERLIFE Magazine
  • WAAVE+DADA
  • Aesthetica Magazine, UK
  • Miami Art Scene, Miami, Florida
  • Linked In
  • Maniera District Magazine
  • Al Rai Newspaper, Amman, Jordan
  • DCW50 TV, Washington D.C.

Borchert currently teaches art classes to adults in Painting, Watercolor, Acrylic and Drawing at The Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo Park and at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn, Gaithersburg in Maryland, USA.