Patricia is the series producer-cum-director and author of Leading Patrons of Asian Art In Conversation series (www.asianartpatronage.com) : the short film, Uli Sigg : China’s Art Missionary and publication, Uli Sigg In Conversation : Collecting Chinese Contemporary Art were launched in May 2014. Prior to working on the series, Patricia has contributed to Flash Art, The Art Newspaper, Financial Times and Art Market Report on the Asian art scene. She was introduced to the Southeast Asian art world through her columns “Asian Insider” and “Collectors’ Guide to the Southeast Asian art market“ for Flash Art and C-Arts and created Southeast Asia’s first modern and contemporary art indices. Her published articles and public lectures on the Southeast Asian art market inaugurated ways of advancing the study of art and market via quantitative data analyses and primary field work.
Patricia’s foray into the world of visual arts started with her involvement as the Founding General Manager of Sculpture Square, a contemporary art space in Singapore. Apart from her art involvement, Patricia also has extensive experience in the communications industry, having headed the regional corporate communications function in publicly-listed WingTai Asia. She graduated summa cum laude from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art with a Master’s degree (Distinction) in Art Business and was the awardee of two short film grants by the Media Development Authority.
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