Beth Shadur has received an Artist Grant from the Illinois Arts Council for her new National Parks Project, in which she investigates the cultural history, landscape, usage and effects of global warming on various parks she has visited. She will have a series of solo exhibitions of this work during 2019-2020.


Shadur's National Park Project has been exhibited in 2018 at Quincy University, Quincy, IL and at The Compassion Factory in Brookfield, IL.

In 2019, it was exhibited at Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL and the exhibit will travel to Eureka College (Sept. 2-Oct. 17), Eureka, IL; Richland College (Nov. 4-Dec. 3), Decatur, IL; and to The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, (Dec. 13, 2019-Feb. 9,2020), Chicago, IL.

In 2020, The National Park Project will be shown at the David Strawn Art Gallery (April 4-26, 2020) in Jacksonville, IL; and at Concordia College, Chicago in the fall.

Shadur will also display environmental work from Iceland at The Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL from Jan. 14-Feb. 28, 2020 as part of a group exhibition.

Beth Shadur was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Illinois State Museum, 2016.