In Western World art, in the 1960's get out from galleries and museums to public area; has showed itself in many art's practices which uses various materials, techniques and forms that are combined under the definition of public art. With the 1970s, public art was seen as a part of urban design and artist began to work interdisciplinary with space designer. Public artwork emerges in urban design from landscape design to architectural element design, from placement to urban furnishings or surface designs. These works are now taking on different forms in the direction of the modern technologies and possibilities. Public art is considered in many dimensions from concept formation to urban space components in the design process. Public artwork traditionally requires that an artwork is simply placed in a public space. In this context, the public art traditionally includes many artistic things that have been made and are being made up to day by day in all areas with access to open or closed doors. The works are mostly found in sculpture discipline using stone, metal, wood and similar materials and ceramic applications resistant to outdoor effects. In this article, the design process and application phases of the ceramic surface works which is prepared in cooperation with Ondokuz Mayıs University Fine Arts Faculty and Samsun Metropolitan Municipality in 2015 were handled and its visibility in the city was examined.
Keywords: Urban, public art, ceramic surface application, Samsun province