Born and raised in Kimball, Nebraska, United States. Newell?s interest in photography began while observing animal behavior on her family?s ranch and much of her inspiration as an artist emerges from those childhood experiences. Daughter of a large animal Veterinarian, Lennette immersed herself in the surrounding animal kingdom. where her relationship with animals was a peaceful coexistence that was not exploited by dominance. Constantly inspired by the natural world around her, she engages in personal imagery that provokes and inspires.