Born in 1961 Sell was raised in Auburn, New Hampshire. Upon completing a Military career she relocated to Arkansas, where she achieved a Master of Arts at The University of Arkansas Little Rock. Her drawing, painting and sculpture skills provide her with the appropriate skills to convey her observations of life.
She has fulfilled the position of Studio Assistant for Stoney Lamar and Brent Skidmore at Pendland School of Craft, N.C. Along with attending workshops instructed by established artists like, Tony Couch, Hunt Clark, and Bill Garrison. She has developed a personal working relationship as an apprentice to artist Robin Horn of Little Rock AR.
Since 2007 her work has been included in 30 exhibitions in the US. She is represented in the permanent collections of the Arkansas Arts Center, The University of Arkansas Little Rock, Historic Arkansas Museum, as well as private collections.