Since moving to Indiana and getting involved in the arts/artisan markets here, I've noticed a resurgence, and very well supported, movement back to handmade. Gather Shoppe is one of the latest to join this much welcomed group.Home Spun: Modern Handmade in Indianapolis, Gather supports artisans through the sale of goods, workshops, and featured shows, for the emerging and established maker.
Keeping with the self-sufficiency movement, Gather opened much like the Bread and Breakfast artisan bakery, here in New Albany, with a Go Fund Me campaign. Both had humble beginnings, Bread and Breakfast at a roadside stand, and Farmer's Markets, Gather with Pop-Up shows titled Gatherings.
After a successful, and crowded, opening last month, Gather will be hosting it's first feature show titled Home.
Katie Vernon, Vincent Desjardins, Joshua Allen, Kim Hahn, Lisa Wilson, Beatriz Vasquez, Talia Halliday, Lori Leaumont, and myself.