JAMES READE VENABLE is a photographer, director, and actor currently living in Belgium. He is originally from New York. His work has been published internationally in publications such as The Moving Force Journal and 3 elements. He recently directed the music video “Doormat Daddy” for The Allegations. He has also worked in the New York City bar and restaurant scene for over 20 years and has worked for Bobby Flay, Daniel Boloud, Charlie Palmer, April Bloomfield, Mario Batali, and Dave Pasternak.