1994 - 1st prize at the 1st International Exhibition of Patchwork Art, Suzdal. 2005 - a medal and a laureate of the V All-Russian festival "Patchwork Mosaic of Russia". 2007 - Medal and Laureate Diploma of the VII All-Russian Festival "Patchwork Mosaic of Russia". 2011 - Commendation from the Governor of the Belgorod Region. M. Kudryavtseva's works are kept in the Belgorod State Art Museum, the Belgorod State Museum of History and Local Lore, the Belgorod State Museum of Folk Culture, the Puppet Theater, in the libraries of Belgorod, in private collections in the cities of Russia, the USA, Germany, and Spain. Since 1981 he has been living and working in Belgorod.