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Talking About Transitions: Candice Blansett-Cummins

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Candice Blansett-Cummins, Mentor and Founder of Wishcraft 


As Founder of the Wishcraft workshop and Wishcraft Works in Chicago, Candice combines her talents as an executive with her love of all things creative.  From building Barbie villages with shoebox buildings to building the technology strategy for a billion dollar international business, Candice has built a colorful set of credentials.   Following executive careers in fashion with Gap, Inc. and costuming with The Walt Disney Company, Candice was appointed Vice President and Divisional CIO of Sony Pictures Television International.  Candice established Wishcraft in 2008 - a place for children and adults to explore their own creativity without judgment, and to experiment with the joy of creative reuse and upcycling. Within its first year, Wishcraft was awarded Nickelodeon's 2009 Parents Pick Award for being the Best Kids Party Place in Chicago.



Explore your creativity at Wishcraft - where creative reuse is celebrated and artists are grown. Inventive projects are designed for ready success and skills are taught within the context of relevant projects with a no-judgment philosophy. Confidence building camps focusing on art, fashion, architecture and photography take place all summer for kids 5-9 and 9-14.  Learn to sew. Play with paint. Make a wish. Make something.


Website:    www.wishcraftworkshop.com

Email:   wishcraft@me.com

Phone:  773.348.WISH (9474)

Location:  2312 W Roscoe St., Chicago