Patricia Van Dalen (b. Venezuela, 1955) is a visual artist and visual 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, rugs, as well as several public artworks such as the urban scale mural Jardin Lumínico in Caracas. The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami presented in 2003 her large-scale installation Luminous Gardens. Currently, Van Dalen is interested in linking her artistic practice with migration, displacement, and other states of transience. She continues teaching Dynamics of visual language both in her studio and online.