Patricia Van Dalen (b. Venezuela, 1955) is a visual artist and educator living and working in Miami. Her body of work covers different realms of creation, including painting, collage, installations, works integrated into architecture; painted wood, mosaic and tiles murals, tapestries and rugs, stained glass windows, as well as several public artworks such as the iconic mural Jardin Lumínico in Caracas. The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami presented in 2003 her striking, large-scale installation Luminous Gardens. Van Dalen is a professor in visual education since 1985 and she conducts her workshops in Color, and Dynamics of visual language for all ages online.