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Semiotic Devices (about)


  • Public, larger, wall unit.

  • Private, smaller, shelf unit.



  • Read symbols and signs.

  • Interpret and adjust information.

  • Convey preferences and ideas.

  • Create and participate in discussions.


  • Metal Enclosures

  • Powder Coats

  • Panel Labels

  • Toggle Switches

  • Control Knobs

  • Push Buttons

  • LED Lights

  • Antennas

  • Alarms

  • Buzzers

  • Gauges

  • 12V Batteries

  • Chrome Fasteners

  • Stainless Fasteners

David E. Weed (about)

David was born in Chicago, IL, and raised in Tucson, AZ. He currently lives and works in Seattle, WA.

He received an MFA in Painting from Central Washington University in 2008, a BS in Art Education from Northern Arizona University in 2001, an MA in Sociology from Northern Arizona University in 1995, and a BA in Sociology from The University of Arizona in 1991.


His work is grounded in Semiotics (the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation), Symbolic Interactionism (the capacity of humans to create and use symbols and how meanings emerge through interaction), Novelties (new, unique, amusing, unusual, playful, collectibles, toys), and Design Aesthetics (the principles and elements that define beauty, visual appeal, and overall impression of a designed object, system, or environment).

Select juried exhibitions: Institute for Information Literacy, Purdue University, IN (2023); 35th Annual Valdosta National, Valdosta State University, GA (2023); Fear, Drury University, MO (2020); Access, Opportunity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Monmouth University, NJ (2020); Social Justice in the Misinformation Age, Albright College, PA (2019); Combined Talents, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, FL (2019); The 47th Annual International Exhibition, Brownsville Museum of Art, TX (2019); The Fletcher Exhibit, Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, TN (2018); Power, California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks, CA (2018).

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