After studying and working as a graphic designer Martie Giefert returned to school to earn his BFA in Photography at NSCAD University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. After developing as an artist for a number of years he again returned to school to complete his Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Guelph. As an artist his interests have always been in architecture, perception, history, memory, and culture.
His work has been exhibited in Toronto, throughout Canada, and the USA. Giefert currently lives and works in Toronto.