Markus Sepperer was born on April 7 in 1978 in Carinthia, the southernmost district of Austria. Following his first and early passion, which is music, he began to study classical music at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and Vienna Conservatory. Seeking for more contemporary-style education he started to focus on contemporary music and moved on to Leipzig and London for improving in improvisation and avant-garde music.
Since he was early fascinated on visual arts too he started autodidactic to teach himself in photography and when he moved back to Vienna after finishing his music education, he did a three years education in artistic photography in Vienna at FotoK-Wien. Shortly after that he he won a prize at the international Epson Art photo-Award, moreover his work was shown at Art Cologne the same year.
In 2011 he received a Culture Promotional Prize from the Austrian Government for promising young artists. His work was shown internationally in Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, China, Macau.