300 for 300 + Portraits from Week Twelve

We’re excited to share with you the twelfth week of portraits recently published on Nola.com, including Tennessee Williams, Trombone Shorty, James Durham, Patrick Comer, Dot Domilise, and Jim Coulter.

Tennessee Williams, by Alexandra Kilburn

Tennesse Williams, by Alexandra Kilburn

“America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland.” — Tennessee Williams (excerpt from Nola.com)

Discover more about Alexandra Kilburn and her creative process here 
Read the full story about Tennessee Williams on Nola.com

Trombone Shorty, by Jessica Strahan

Trombone Shorty, by Jessica Strahan

“The stars to me when I was growing up was Rebirth and Tuba Fats and Preservation Hall and the Neville Brothers and Dr. John. Those were the big people for me, and still are. Those were my heroes. I didn’t even know that it got any bigger than Dr. John and the Neville Brothers, besides Michael Jackson. Everything for me was all New Orleans.” — Trombone Shorty (excerpt from Nola.com) 

Discover more about Jessica Strahan and her creative process here 
Read the full story about Trombone Shorty on Nola.com

James Durham, by Jeremy Paten

James Durham, by Jeremy Paten

“I conversed with him on medicine and surgery and found him learned. I thought I could give him information concerning the treatment of disease, but I learned more from him than he could expect from me.” — Dr. Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, on James Durham (excerpt from Nola.com) 

Discover more about Jeremy Paten and his creative process here
Read the full story about James Durham on Nola.com

Patrick Comer, by Jeff Morgan

Patrick Comer, by Jeff Morgan

“New Orleans is becoming a hot-bed for entrepreneurial activity and I intend to contribute to the growing start-up energy here. In NOLA, your professional development contributes immediately back to community. What a tremendous feeling!” — Patrick Comer (excerpt from Nola.com) 

Discover more about Jeff Morgan and his creative process here
Read the full story about Patrick Comer on Nola.com 

Dot Domilise, by Queen Hope Parker

Dot Domilise, by Queen Hope Parker

“She loved everything about her customers. She loved their families. She loved their lives. She went to their weddings, and she went to their funerals.” — Jamie Henry, on her grandmother, Dot Domilise (excerpt from Nola.com) 

Discover more about Queen Hope Parker and her creative process here 
Read the full story about Dot Domilise on Nola.com

Jim Coulter, by Sean Randall

Jim Coulter, by Sean Randall

“He dared to believe in us and followed through with focus and commitment.” — Merritt Lane, on Jim Coulter (excerpt from Nola.com) 

Discover more about Sean Randall and his creative process here 
Read the full story about Jim Coulter on Nola.com 

Where Y’Art is the proud partner of Nola Media Group, the producers of Nola.com / The Times-Picayune for its 300 for 300 project, marking the tricentennial of New Orleans, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans, New Orleans.