Patrick D. Flores is Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the University of the Philippines at Diliman, and is the Curator of the University of the Philippines Vargas Museum and Adjunct Curator of the National Art Galleries of the Philippines and Singapore. A recognized scholar in the fields of Philippine and Asian art, Flores has organized several national and international platforms, including Luz: Traces of Depiction at the National Museum of the Philippines (2006), and Under Construction: New Dimensions of Asian Art at the Japan Foundation Asia Center (2000-2003). In 2008, he was a curator for the Position Papers series at the Gwangju Biennale. Flores is the author of numerous articles and several books concerning Philippine art.
Among his publications are: Painting History: Revisions in Philippine Colonial Art (Quezon City/Manila, 1998), Remarkable Collection: Art, History, and the National Museum, (Manila, 2008) and Past Peripheral: Curation in Southeast Asia, (Singapore, 2008).