Patricia Van Dalen is a Venezuelan-born artist based in Miami, in visual arts since 1983. Her versatile body of work covers different realms of creation, including painting, site-specific installations, works incorporated into architectural spaces, designing tapestries and stained-glass windows, as well as several striking public artworks located in Venezuela, such as the mural Jardín Lumínico. In 2003, the program Art at Fairchild, held by the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, started with her large-scale installation Luminous Gardens.