Patricia Van Dalen, born and raised in Venezuela, is a visual artist and educator who lives and works in Miami. Her work spans a wide range of mediums, such as painting, collage, photography, assemblage, and prints; installations; site-specific works integrated into architecture in glass mosaics, stained glass, wood, and aluminum; applied art including tapestries, rugs, and Iznik ceramic tiles; as well as public art such as the urban-scale mural “Jardín Lumínico” in Caracas. Van Dalen has been teaching visual thinking since 1984 and conducts year-round workshops.