Poet and writer, composer. She was born in
Arıcı is the composer of background music and songs in the movie of Zulüm Treni, also her story Yeni Gelin was adopted as movie by TRT. She received Altın Portakal (1992), Presidency Special Service etc. awards. She was participated many exhibitions and opened solo exhibition. Her researches about Education, environment, art and the historical perspective of alienation to our language were published in many places and books.
“Precious lady Tülay Arıcı, shows the conscious about Turkish and tries an interesting essay with her work ‘Özümün Simgesi Sözüm’. She exposes a work in pure Turkish looks like the Firdevsi’s work Tusname in Persian. She says her aim was not to prove that she was a poet, she only wanted to show that it is possible to write a poem book with a pure Turkish.” (Namık Kemal Zeybek)
“Tülay Çivi Arıcı is an artist, Poet, Writer, composer and a respectable teacher. Tülay Çivi Arıcı is a woman of republic who gains her power from the roots of this society.” (Göksel Kumsal)
STORY: Madalya (1991).
POETRY: Önce Kendime Gülümsedim Aynalarda - Sonra Dünyaya (1993), Özümün Simgesi Sözüm (1997), Sen Bir Yana – Can Bir Yana (1998).
TRAVEL LITTERATURE: Mısır ve Nil Gezisi (1999).
REFERENCE: İ. Agâh Çubukçu / Özümün Simgesi Sözüm (Gülpınar dergisi, April 1998), TRT Televizyon Haber Dergisi (issue: 110), TDOE-TDE Ansiklopedisi (2002), Antalya Kültür Sanat Vakfı Yayını Portakal Dergisi (February - March 2004), Hürses (19.2.2004), Ekspres (16.2.2004), Akşam Gazetesi Akdeniz (20.2.2004), Bahar Tanrısever / Yabancıya Özenti Türkçeyi Bozdu (Cumhuriyet, 28.11.2005).