The #1 wholesale marketplace connecting made
in the USA and Canada ARTISTS and BUYERS

IndieMe

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IndieMe is the premiere online marketplace for retailers to source over 150,000 handcrafted products from juried American and Canadian wholesale artists. Our platform features only 100% handcrafted items that include, ceramics, jewelry, glass, home décor, sculptures, fiber, artisan food, and much more.

IndieMe is woman owned with a staff of artists and individuals that have been in and around the wholesale, handcrafted industry for many years. That creative spirit is reflected within our name IndieMe. Indie stands for Independent and that is who you are – an independent business owner who strives to grow and support the handmade industry.

We promise to continue to offer stellar customer service along with the tools and strategy you rely on to successfully scale your business. As the industry changes and grows so will IndieMe. Take the hassle out of scouring through hundreds of “stuff” online to find the handcrafted, just shop IndieMe!

A Brief History

IndieMe began over two decades ago connecting Made in the USA / Canada artists and buyers. Our owner, Jacqueline Adamany has a long history within the industry as a former artist, columnist for several trade publications and author. Jackie has a passion for the handcrafted industry and continues to build and accelerate growth within the industry.

Values and Mission

IndieMe is a privately owned company with a focus on the needs of the industry and our members. Our staff are former artists and individuals that have been in and around the handcrafted industry for decades. We take this experience and knowledge to help every artist with their wholesale needs. We make sure the shopping experience for the retailer is efficient and smooth. Being privately owned, we can reinvest the money we earn from ads purchased by our hardworking artist back into the company for growth in both the development and membership areas.

Our Focus

At IndieMe we focus on stellar customer service for all our members. We pride ourselves on personal care and assistance. We are more than a website or an email address, we are a staff that cares about your success on our platform. Email us at service@indieme.com, and we will help in any way we can.

IndieMe is committed to maintaining the integrity of the Handcrafted Wholesale Marketplace, utilizing a business model which encourages growth for all members. Our mission is to connect independent makers with independent retailers. We promote this mission by focusing on strategic growth within our platform, creating features that enhance and support our members.

The Facts

  • IndieMe does not collect a commission. Our monthly, quarterly or yearly web service is something artists can budget.
  • IndieMe artists are handcrafted Made in the USA and Canada.
  • We have a two tiered jury system – our artists are the best of the best!
  • Artists it’s your order – you manage that order as you wish – within our marketplace or outside of it.
  • Buyers can call or email with any questions or concerns they may have about an artist or an order.
  • The IndieMe staff is a dedicated group with a broad range of skills to help our members manage all aspects of their businesses.
  • We make it easy and simple for buyers: if you are looking for handcrafted for your store, shop on IndieMe. Often imitated, never duplicated.

Jacqueline Adamany

President

Jackie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Communications and over 15 years experience in marketing and graphic design. She has designed marketing material for Fortune 500 companies to small individually owned boutiques and everything in between. She has a background in auditing and worked as a paralegal.

As a fellow artist who spent many years in the wholesale and retail world Jackie knows the arts and crafts world and has a unique ability to help and nurture emerging and established artists. Jackie was a columnist for both Handmade Business and Smart Retailer magazines. Jackie says, “it’s in my blood to educate and motivate artists. I feel so much joy to see each step of success they encounter.”

Beth MacDonald

Operations Manager

Beth is no stranger to the Handcrafted Wholesale industry, having worked for IndieMe previously. She joined the company in 2009 as the Buyer Customer Service Rep and worked as our Registration Manager at all the ACRE shows. Beth was fundamental in the growth of the company and was a key player in our rebranding. Over the years she has developed a strong passion for American Handcrafted. "I am thrilled to be back on the IndieMe team as we move into a new decade serving the Handcrafted Wholesale industry".

Karen Purvis

Project Manager

Karen was an integral part of IndieMe long before it was IndieMe and was known as Wholesalecrafts and ACRE shows (2006-2015). During this time she was the Director of Operations and the ACRE Show Director. She was a driving force in the earlier successes of the company. Karen’s passion for organizing, creating and streamlining processes brings her out of retirement and back to IndieMe. "I am excited to be a part of the future of IndieMe and feel that I am back among friends."

Janet Pitcher

Marketing Consultant

Janet has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/ Marketing from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, with many years experience in outside sales, retail sales, management and buying. She has been working as an artist in the Wholesale Industry since 2011, selling her art with IndieMe and ACRE shows. When not creating her jewelry, Janet also works as a costume designer for live regional theater companies in San Diego.

Artist and client relationships have always been important to Janet so she is happy to be working with the team at Indie Me to bring an artist’s perspective, and help other artists grow especially within our online marketing network.

Kelli Wetherell

Project Manager

Kelli has excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Kelli is a focused self-starter, who loves people, painting, art and design. She has a proven track record of setting and meeting ambitious operational and management goals and someone who is willing to help others at the drop of a hat.

David Smith

Senior Programmer

Dave is an industry veteran with more than twenty years of experience in technology, product strategy, eCommerce, ERP integration, software design, development and implementation. Experience in many vertical markets including; Retail, manufacturing, finance, government, medical and high-tech industries. He is responsible for overseeing day to day operations and client projects. Dave holds a BS in Information and Computer Science from UCI and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Ala Musleh

Software Engineer

Ala has strong web programming skills. He has a very technical background, with his Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems. Ala has been a part of our team since 2014 and knows his way around the code!

Raju

Lead UI and Graphic Designer

Raju is a competent Lead UI and Graphic Designer having more than 10 years experience. His goal is to be a designer who creates designs that will inspire and motivate people while leaving a lasting impression.