Evan La Ruffa

Writer | Curator | Strategist | Artist

I’m a writer, curator, poet, artist, strategist, nonprofit consultant, meditator, and macchiato fiend.

I love learning, travel, food, big ideas & open hearts, and as long as I’m being creative, I’m the happiest man alive.

I’m the Founder, Executive Director & Lead Curator of IPaintMyMind, a nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to make art accessible to everyone. I’m dedicated to the arts, rethinking nonprofit development, & making the world a more connected & communicative place.

Whether editorial, copywriting, art or strategic thinking around entrepreneurship & the nonprofit sector, I have a blast collaborating with people & organizations that have ambitious visions.

I’d love to learn more about your project to see if we’re a good fit.

You can contact me via the main menu. Thanks!

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Editorial & Copywriting

I’ve written for outlets such as IPaintMyMind, Beautiful Decay, Profile Magazine, Hispanic Executive Magazine, Beinsports, & Mode Media. I also publish articles on Medium.com.

I love to write about art, music, culture, food, travel, business, strategy & more.

View my editorial writing portfolio here.

I work with entrepreneurs & small to medium sized businesses producing copy for websites, newsletters, landing pages, style guides, brand briefs, social media & more.

View my copywriting portfolio here.

Photography + Illustration

I’m an illustrator & photographer. See more via Instagram

Purchase prints of my photos on Society6.com

Nonprofit Consulting

I work with nonprofits to help rethink processes & growth potential by identifying revenue generating strategies that embed value in the mission. Through a customized strategy, I help organizations expand development to achieve the greatest impact.

Check out my nonprofit consulting services & rates.

Digital Strategy Consulting

Whether helping shape your brand, building your new website, writing copy for your newsletter or giving you the tools to stay organized, I love working with passionate entrepreneurs with big ideas to help achieve a cohesive & targeted presence.

View the websites I’ve built.

THE BLOG

IDEAS | QUESTIONS | STRATEGIES

100 billion neurons

It’s amazing to think about the fact that there are as many neurons in our brain as there are stars in the galaxy. 100 billion neurons transmitting information, serving as a link between our inner galaxy (the network of information inside us) and our external galaxy (the network of historical organic creation). If what’s inside us…

Preset: busy

It feels like a version of talking about the weather. But there’s a social game going on too… “I’ve got a lot going on, and I have stuff to show up for, and things are going well for me, and I’m legit, and I’m, and I’m … “ Without me even saying it explicitly, you…

More more more

For a capitalist economy to be considered healthy, it always has to be growing. More more more. Even a hedonist like me has to acknowledge that the doctrine of “more more more” is not only a bizarre way to measure success, it’s also unsustainable on a personal level. Capitalist economies need to grow, but we…