Laddon Sees City as a Creative Mecca
Story and photo courtesy of Katharine Blossom Lowrie for Redondo Beach Patch.
Nina Zak Laddon brings much more than art consciousness to Redondo Beach—she brings innovation. Widely admired for her pure watercolors and dreamscape monotypes, Nina Zak Laddon is also known for her tireless work on behalf of the arts in Redondo Beach.
What may surprise many about the slender, Israel-born artist with the sky-blue eyes and charming accent is that her ambitions for the city exceed her ambitions for herself.
“People ask me, ‘Why is it there is an art movement in Redondo Beach?’” Laddon said during an interview on Saturday. “This is the secret. It’s because we get the whole community involved, and not just the art community.”
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