Seyed M. S. Edalatpour was born in Shiraz, Iran, in 1962, since 1983 he has been living and working in England. Following a Foundation Course at Camberwell School of Art he obtained a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Fine Art (Sculpture) at Norwich School of Art. He went on to complete the Interdisciplinary MA in Art and Architecture at the Kent Institute of Art and Design at Canterbury in 1990.
He is currently employed as an Artist-in-residence/Art teacher at Millfield Preparatory School and since 1998 he has been contributing to the MA Fine Art and MFA International Practice at the University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury.(formerly known as KIAD) .