The Without Warning Collection

Paintings by Rev. Shawna Bowman based on conversations
and insights of the Without Warning Group.

The Boat

“I love coming here because we are all in the same boat.”
Stated by a person with Alzheimer’s disease.

The Pit

“I feel like I’ve fallen in a pit and I don’t know how to get back out.”
Stated by a person with Alzheimer’s disease.

“This is exactly it. I’m just left alone in the corner.”
Stated by a person with Alzheimer’s disease.

Social Circles

“As the disease progresses our circles get smaller and it’s just me and my husband.” Stated by a spouse of person with Alzheimer’s disease.

The Stage

Drawn from conversations with children who feel that life with their parent is like being on stage.

Collective Memories

 

Dancing