H.M. Saffer II is an international artist who's collection of vibrant landscape paintings embracing eastern style and sensibility and western innovation and subjectivity are adorned with bright, color-saturated pixels of light. Reminiscent of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist European Modernism combined with traditional brush work and fluid painterly applications of the Far East, H.M. creates a new vision of sunlit impressions of nature.
Currently based in New York, H.M. Saffer II career is broader than most, including his work as a producer and song writer, as a chef and restaurant owner and as a fine artist exhibiting internationally in Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Paris, London and across the United States and Canada.
Born in 1942, in Philadelphia, H.M. Saffer II proved to be a prodigy at the age of six, first exhibiting his art in a public showcase, and has cultivated that creative momentum throughout his life. After graduating from Temple University, H.M. traveled to Paris to begin a career as both a professional artist, and as a musician and song writer, performing with notable French stars Hugues Aufray, Jacques Brel, Charles Aznavour, and many others before gaining employment with Barclay Records as a producer. Saffer worked on several hit records in the late 60’s, while also maintaining a status as chef and owner of two restaurants in Paris, as well as a third in Ibiza, Spain.