A native of western ND, Darla Hueske has enjoyed a successful career as a communications director, publications designer, and photographer with international corporations such as American Express in Phoenix, New York City and Brighton, England.
She has devoted her life searching for beauty and meaning in life. She has resided in Texas, Arizona, New York, New Mexico, Andalusia Spain, Southern England, Australia and Egypt. She has traveled and photographed in more than 300 cities and 24 countries. She digs deeply into the regions where she lingers, creating art and film out of her time spent there.
One of her short films, a comedy/satire won a place in the Santa Fe Film Festival. Three of her personal projects were developed into PBS shows broadcast on local Public Television stations. For example, Colores, KNME New Mexico.
In 2005, she married and moved to her husband’s hometown of Cairo, Egypt. Her street photography and reporting coverage of 2011, 2012, 2013 Egyptian revolutions were featured on CNN and other national news outlets.
In 2014, she returned to North Dakota and started teaching graphic design and photography as an adjunct professor at Dickinson State University. She teaches graphic designs principles using Adobe Creative Suite programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver. Darla holds a B.S. in Communications from Minnesota State University and a M.A. from New Mexico Highlands University.