Candy Jernigan lived and worked in New York (d.1991). Recent solo exhibitions include CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2017); Greene Naftali, New York (2014); Dance Theater Workshop, New York (1989); and Lumen Travo, Amsterdam (1985). Her work is in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and the Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina.