The Artist


Melanie Francis is a British born artist, lives and works in UK, India and North America.

Studied Fine Art at Louisiana Technical University, The Princes School of Traditional Arts London.

Individual studies with watercolor artists Katherine Chang Lui, Doug Walton, Don Andrews, Marjorie Hodgson.

Gemmologist and Jewellery Designer GG, CGA, FGA.

Taught in North America, Mexico, Thailand and Bali.

Exhibited internationally  since 1988 – USA – Canada – Bermuda –Jamaica





Bermuda Society of Arts

H.B. Starr Gallery  Palm Beach FL

Georgia State University

New Orleans

Albright Know Museum Buffalo NY

Rochester NY

Arts and Letters Club Toronto

John B   Aird Gallery Toronto

Laird Gallery North York

Mississauga Arts Centre

City Hall Toronto

Harbourfront Gallery Toronto

Arts Court Ottawa


Windjammer Gallery Bermuda

City Hall Gallery Bermda

Dockyard Gallery Bermuda

J. Farndell Gallery  Jamaica



Louisiana Watercolor Society

Toronto Outdoor Show

Artsphere National Exhibition Merit

Grumbacher Award Bermuda

Philidelphia Watercolor

Pittsburgh Aqueous

Watercolor West Award

American Watercolor Society

San Diego Watercolor