Aberrant Creativity

Location: The Arts Council of Brazos Valley 4180 Gallery
Dates: November 28 – December 21, 2023

The Arts Council welcomes Aberrant Creativity from The School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts, and The Institute for Applied Creativity at Texas A&M to the 4180 Gallery coming this November 28th!


Aberrant Creativity is a juried international art exhibition open to artists using machines as creative partners. This can include but is not limited to original works incorporating Al algorithms, machine learning, and other forms of technology as integral components in the creative process. Make sure to stop by and view the wonderful work the PVFA and IAC at Texas A&M displayed in our gallery!


Also, we would like to cordially invite the community to attend the opening reception for Aberrant Creativity. The reception will be at the Arts Council 4180 Gallery on December 7th from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. During this event, the PVFA and IAC will unveil the recipients of various artist awards, including the prestigious Best in Show award. Light refreshments will be provided for your enjoyment.

Meet those behind the Exhibit

Institute for Applied Creativity

The Institution for Applied Creativity (IAC) is a hub for multidisciplinary collaboration, focused on expanding human creativity and technical innovation. By merging research-based education with active outreach, the IAC aims to empower individuals and organizations to tackle complex challenges utilizing creativity. The IAC’s strategy intertwines experimental, intuitive and analytical techniques to confront worldwide concerns, aiming to place creativity at the heart of education and shape the next wave of innovators.


School of Performance, Visualization and Fine Arts

The visual and performing arts are well-established and respected programs at Texas A&M. On Sept. 1, 2022, our Dance Science, Performance Studies and Visualization programs joined forces to combine these strengths with world-renowned Aggie expertise in science, engineering and technology. The result: Students will gain the practical, real-world skills and theoretical frameworks needed to become leaders in the highly competitive fine arts world of the 21st century.


The School of Performance, Visualization and Fine Arts is for students who love to imagine, create, learn and grow. It’s for those who love to explore new ways of seeing the world and who understand the magic that can happen when beauty and technology merge. Leading this new program are faculty and staff with significant experience working at the intersection of theory and practice across the arts, sciences and technology. They include dancers, directors, computer graphics engineers, composers, art historians, sound technologists — and much more.