Mohammad Reza Ghorbani was born in 1965 in Tabriz, Iran. After finishing his secondary school in Mirak Arts School of Tabriz, entered The University Of Art, Tehran to obtain his BA in Painting, which got him acquainted with and in fact infatuated by abstract arts as well as use of geometry in classical Iranian architecture. This interest has been continued and now shapes the main body of his work. Ghorbani finished his MA from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran. His dissertation was on creative ways of art production in three-dimensional spaces. He has created a technic combining arts and architecture and has named it "Serilief". A major part of his artistic projects now is produced using this technic.
In 2004, Ghorbani and his spouse, Elnaz Habibi, an architect, have stated up an studio in Tehran to work on their joint as well as personal projects. In this studio other than their personal projects, they have so far produced more than 40 projects, which are categorized under "Plastic Arts" and are directly ordered by individuals or different organizations.
Meanwhile Ghorbani has lectured Arts and Architecture in different disciplines at universities and art schools around Iran for more than seventeen years. To name a few, Art University Teheran, Shahid Beheshti University, Tabriz Azad University, etc.
The term "Serilief" is created combining two terms of "Relief" and "Serigraphy" and is about a technic in which the design and production of frequent Relief modular designs in which a motif repeats itself in either horizontal or vertical way to infinity.