Victor Lotto painted for a number of years in the 6 countries where he served as a Canadian diplomat. His work, primarily in watercolour and acrylic, is in private collections across Canada and in many countries. Victor studied at the Ottawa school of Art and has attended workshops with well known artists. His paintings have been in 60 juried shows since 1966 and have been shown at Hart House and Victoria College at the University of Toronto,Galerie Goodchild, Renaze France, Source of Art, Ottawa, Eclectic and Polychrome galleries in Victoria, and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Victor is a regular painter in “Paint Ins” at Moss Street, Oak Bay, Gorge on Art, and Hatley Park. For 3 summers Victor was the resident artist for a week on BC Ferries “Queen of the North”. He is past President of the Victoria Sketch Club, an active juried member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and a founding member of the Oak Bay Community Artists Society.