Wendy Geller was born in Winnipeg, Canada in 1957. She received her B.F.A. from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and a M.F.A. from the University of California, San Diego. Geller's work has been exhibited in the United States, Europe and Canada. In addition to her work as a video artist she was an Assistant Professor at the Kansas City Art Institute from 1987-1990, during which time she also curated a major show of international videotapes for the Charlotte Cross-Kemper Gallery. Geller died in 1996. The Wendy Geller Fund was established by her family at Video Pool to assist members in the completion of independent works.