ARTIST TALK: LULA JOUGHIN DOVI, POET
Thank you to all who attended our first Artist Talk at the Art Factory!
We had a blast hearing fabulous poetry by Florida native Lula Joughin Dovi (Lu Dovi) and learning more about her story and background. This fantastic free event had a huge turnout and we were so excited to share this Artist Talk with the community! Be sure to scroll down and check out the fantastic event photos from Marc Yacht. And looking for more fun, free events at the Art Factory? Sign up on our mailing list, so you're always in the know!
Saturday, February 4, 2017
1:30 - 3pm
The Art Factory at Winthrop Arts
11267 Winthrop Main Street, Riverview, FL
The event is free and open to the public. No RSVP required!
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ABOUT THE ARTIST: LULA JOUGHIN DOVI
A fourth-generation native of Tampa, Lula Joughin Dovi received a BA degree from Florida State University and an MA degree from University of South Florida. She spent 37 years in the Hillsborough County Public Schools system as teacher and curriculum coordinator. During World War II she was briefly a reporter for the SAN DIEGO TRIBUNE-SUN and an editor for Associated Press, respectively.
Her first book of poetry, SEASONINGS, appeared in 2011 and was illustrated by her. In 2014 she published her memoirs under the title, REMEMBERING: STORIES OF ROOTS AND BRANCHES, which featured stories already published in local newspapers. She continues to be active in local Democratic Party politics and remains active with two poetry groups.