Pete Bridgstock is a very talented artist. This next piece was the picture that captivated me and drew me to Pete. The man in the drawing seemed to be so sad stirring emotion deep within me. I had to see more.
Name: Pete Bridgstock
Where do you live? Long Island New York
How do you identify? Gay
What has been your biggest struggle? Surviving cancer
What do you consider your greatest achievement? Surviving Cancer
What would you say to someone considering coming out of the closet? You will feel better afterwards but only do it when it is right for you
What are your hobbies? Guitar and gardening my husband
What color of the rainbow are you? Blue but the bright kind not the sad kind
What is your favorite TV show or movie? Rick and Morty
Who is your favorite superhero? Miles Davis
What do you do for work? As little as possible
What is your relationship status? With my husband for 35 years
What have you learned about yourself since you came out? I’m happier
What is your favorite thing about you? I’m still here.
What advice would you give to your LGBT family? Be yourself, stay strong, we have come a long way in my lifetime and we still have a bit to go
What is your biggest strength? Humor
What is your biggest weakness? Health
Do you have pets? One cat named Stinky, a rescue
What is your favorite book? Impossible to answer I haven’t finished reading yet
Do you have any phobias? Drowning
Who was your first crush? Geoff B in high school
If you had 24 hrs to live, what would you do? Have a great meal, watch a sunset with my husband smoke a cigarette have a Tom Collins and relax, worrying doesn’t change anything. As bob Dylan sang “ death is not the end” life does go on.
This is Pete’s Instagram @pete_bridgstock_art. Which is for adults only!