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, mosaic and tiles murals, tapestries, 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 large-scale installation Luminous Gardens. Currently, she is interested in revisiting the dialogue between fictional forms of nature applied in her mix-media installations. Van Dalen continues teaching Dynamics of visual language, now online.