CAROL DRISCOLL is originally from Boston, Massachusetts and in 1971, as a member of the Boston Women’s Health Collective, contributed to the book Our Bodies, Ourselves [New England Free Press, 1971]. In June,1972, Ms. Driscoll began studying to teach Aesthetic Realism in classes taught by Eli Siegel.
Today she is a consultant on the faculty of the Aesthetic Realism Foundation and with her colleagues she teaches women in individual consultations. She is a regular public speaker at the Aesthetic Realism Foundation where she has presented seminars addressing matters affecting women’s lives today, including:
- “Can a Woman be Assertive and Yielding Too?”
- “What Should a Woman Do About Her Sureness and Unsureness?”
- “Can a Woman Be Independent and Still Love?”
Ms. Driscoll was also Fund Administrator for Teamsters Local 1205 Benefit Funds in Farmingdale, New York for over 10 years, where she administered pension and medical benefits to union members and their families. Ms. Driscoll has a long-standing, passionate interest in and care for labor unions and how Aesthetic Realism sees their meaning and importance in enabling people to get more of what they deserve, to have decent salaries and benefits. Her articles on the subjects of the economy and unions have been published in newspapers in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana, Virginia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, North and South Carolina and Maine. In 2011, with her colleagues, she developed and administers a union blog entitled: Unions Matter!
Ms. Driscoll is married to Harvey Spears, photographer, who is an Aesthetic Realism Associate. His photographs have been exhibited at the Terrain Gallery in New York and in Maine. He is also one of the authors of the book, Aesthetic Realism and the Answer to Racism, [Orange Angle Press, 2004], and has an avid interest in Greek classical literature and the history of New York State.They reside in Manhattan.