Vian Shamounki Borchert is an award-winning contemporary artist who has shown both internationally and nationally in many groups and solo exhibitions. The National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman has her artwork in their permanent collection. Vian is a graduate and notable alumni from The Corcoran College of Art and Design at the George Washington University, 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” in 2016 and 2017. 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
  • MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art in Georgetown
  • Cairo Amman Bank Art Gallery
  • Strathmore Mansion
  • Maryland Federation of Art's (MFA) Circle Gallery
  • Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman, Jordan
  • The Stone Tower in Glen Echo Park
  • The Yellow Barn Gallery
  • Georgetown Harbour, Washington, DC
  • DC Arts Center
  • (e)merge Art Fair, Washington, DC
  • United Nations General Assembly
  • Malmason, Georgetown, Washington, DC
  • Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown, Washington D.C
  • 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, BG Gallery
  • L2 Lounge, Washington DC
  • Art All Night, Washington D.C.
  • Aureo Roma Gallery, Rome
  • Gaithersburg Arts Barn Gallery
  • Art Basel Miami Beach, SPECTRUM, Irreversible Projects
  • The Framer's Choice Gallery
  • BG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • Elizabeth James Gallery, London, UK
  • FACTORY, Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman, Jordan
  • Gallery 104, New York, NY
  • Laguna Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Art Gallery Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Park View Gallery, Glen Echo, Maryland
  • Van Der Plas Gallery, New York City
  • DISTRICT Arts, Frederick
  • New Spire Stage, Frederick
  • LA Art Show, LA
  • DISTRICT Arts, Maryland
  • Zara Gallery, Amman, Jordan
  • Caravan
  • Kyo Gallery, Alexandria, VA

Vian has been part of many DC Art Events such as “Art Metamorphosis”, “Midsummer Night's Dream”, both in Georgetown, DC and “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
  • RAW Natural Born Artist
  • Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
  • 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
  • HERLIFE Magazine
  • WAAVE+DADA
  • Aesthetica Magazine, UK
  • Linked In
  • Maniera District Magazine
  • Al Rai Newspaper, Amman, Jordan
  • DCW50 TV, Washington, D.C.
  • NOTEY Figurative Artists
  • NBC4 TV, Washington, D.C.
  • Miami Art Scene, Miami, Florida
  • CultureCapital & Humanities D.C.
  • Bethesda Magazine
  • The Georgetowner, Washington, D.C.
  • The Town Courier, Gaithersburg, MD
  • Culture Spot MC
  • Al Arabi TV, London
  • Potomac Almanac Newspaper, Potomac, Maryland
  • MSN News
  • New York City Patch
  • American Artist
  • GW Corcoran School of Arts
  • The Digital Dash

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