Born: 1964 in Yuendumu
Candy was born in Yuendumu to Gladys Napanangka and reknowned Papunya artist Johnny Warangkula. Her mother was visiting Yuendumu on cultural business when she gave birth to Candy.
Candy grew up in Papunya with her parents, brothers and sisters. She attended Papunya school and Yarara College in 1980.
Johnny Warangkula taught his children how to paint while passing down all the family stories to them. They all paint the Kalipiynpa Water Dreaming story.
Candy has three children, and her husband has passed away.
Candy started painting for Papunya Tjupi Arts in 2009. Her work is extremely distinctive and unique.
Papunya Tjupi art centre is located in Papunya NT, birthplace of the desert painting movement. Many of its 150 artists are the relatives and descendants of the founding group of artists in 1971.