Biferie attended Ohio University in Athens, where he completed bachelor's and master's degrees in fine arts (1972, 1974).
He has been employed as a photography instructor at Daytona Beach Community College in Florida since 1975 and has been the director of their Gallery of Fine Arts since 1978.
Biferie works in black-and-white and is interested in "abstractions of light and space and documentary photographs of country people."
Biferie is a member of the Florida Association of Museum Directors and president of Daytona Beach Community College Photographic Society. He also belongs to SPE, for which he serves as president of the southeast region.