A sculpture graduate of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen (1983-89), today Jytte Høy operates in a plethora of media: sculpture, photography and installation, and regards herself simply as an artist.
Jytte Høy is the director of the Jutland Academy of Fine Arts. She lives and works in Copenhagen and Aarhus.
Jytte Høy has participated in a large number of national and international exhibitions, including "Skulptur Nu", Århus Kunstbygning (1984), "Danmark/Sverige", Kungliga Konsthögskolans Udstillingsbygning, Stockholm, Sverige (1988), "Skulpturen Sommer 90", Landshut, Tyskland (1990),
"In Between", Vejle Kunstmuseum, "Breath", Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow, "Crew Cut", Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, "New Art from Denmark and Scania", Louisiana, "Do it", Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen (1997), "Something Rotten", Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, "Jytte Høy", Overgaden, The Exhibition Hall of the Ministry of Culture, Copenhagen (1998). "CoMa", Cruce Gallery, Madrid (1999), "Reflex Aarhus", Århus Kunstbygning (2000), "Huse og tegninger og fotografier og landskaber", Rhizom, Århus, (2001). Her most recent is the solo show "The Museum of Thought" at Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen (2003).
Furthermore, Jytte Høy is represented in Kunstsammlung René Block in Berlin and in Aarhus Municipality.