2015 Cotter AR Plein Aire First Place in Works on Paper
2013 MSW signiture statues Mid-Southern Watercolorist when accepted in five juried shows
2013 Best of Show in HSV Brush Strokes Juried art show
2013 Cotter AR Plein Aire Competition Won First Place in Works on Paper
2011 First Place in Daffodil Art Contest in Camden AR.
2010 Michaels art store in North Little Rock teaching acrylic classes on Thursdays.
2010 -2014 Teaching watercolor on three cruise lines, ten cruise ships.
2008 November Saline County Art Guild First Place and second place professional portrait and animal
2005 May Best of Show, four awards, three purchased at CACA Art Show in King AR.
2005 March accepted in Mid-Southern WS juried show and travel show for AR Art Centers
2004 Oct 1-3 Art on the Corner at Hot Springs Art Center
2004 Aug 1 - 27 Art Exhibit at Dianne Roberts Art Studio & Gallery
2004 May Hot Springs Fine Arts Center solo show
April 28, 04 Mike Francis came to The Summit House to paint on TV KARK-4
2004 Now at XU, International Art Gallery 610 Central Ave in Hot Springs, AR
2003 - '04 Juried into the Fort Smith Art Center National Art Competition.
2003 I am on the Arkansas Arts on Tour Roster with the Arkansas Arts Council.
2003 Member Mid-Southern Watercolor Society, two paintings accepted in the Historic Arkansas Museum show in Little Rock. Reception Dec. 2
2003 June Featured artist at American Art Gallery in Hot Springs.
2003 June Houston Watercolor Society Show received honorable mention out of 46 entries.
2003 Juried into the Missouri Watercolor National Show. www.mowsart.com
2002 I began giving watercolor workshops with Stanley Rames at 'The Summit House'.
2002 Best of Show at Little Rock State Fair in watercolor animal
10/02 First Place in animal painting and third in figure at SWA Gallery in Mena
8/02 Best of Show in Montgomery County Fair
2001 Award of Excellence in landscape, CACC show in King, AR
1999 Best of Show at "Ouachita Expression" by SWA in Mena, Arkansas, and other awards in landscape, still life and portrait.
1999 Best of show at Little Rock State Fair and District Fair in watercolor landscape.