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Photo by Michael Giordano, 2013

Photo by Michael Giordano, 2013


Lea Thompson is a freelance journalist, photographer and entrepreneur based in San Antonio, Texas. Culture Spoon began as a space to showcase the multimedia stories she wanted to tell -- stories on culture, human rights, urban planning and food justice. 

Culture Spoon has since expanded to a line of original products that aim to empower, educate while giving back to underserved communities, especially young girls, women and minorities. 


  • Creating: a series of acrylic paintings, despite having zero formal training
  • Learning: Dim Sum techniques 
  • Reading: Patricia Bosworth, Joan Didion, James Baldwin