Jodi Arias, in prison for brutal murder of boyfriend Travis Alexander, is selling her artwork online and making bank

Jodi Arias is serving a life sentence in Arizona for murdering her on-off boyfriend in 2008 — but that hasn’t stopped her from selling her artwork online for thousands of dollars.The convicted murderer — who turned 44 this week — works with her family to maintain a website and an Instagram page of her work.

While her website claims that she is not currently accepting commissions, Arias acknowledged on Instagram that she recently painted a cow after “someone I really couldn’t turn down asked me to paint one for her office.” Arias wrote that one of her prison guards paid very close attention to the painting process.“An officer interested in the painting’s progress kept asking me how ‘ol’ girl’ was coming along,” she wrote on the caption.

“She said it several times and it clicked: that’s the title!” And her work isn’t cheap: according to her website, an original acrylic painting titled “Beyond the Horizon” is selling for $2,500.Prints of her work range from $28 to $39.

She also sells a set of collectible postcards for $34.95.Arias is serving a life sentence for first-degree murder after her conviction in the 2008 death of Travis Alexander at his home in Mesa.She is not eligible for parole.

Prosecutors alleged that Arias attacked Alexander in a jealous rage after he planned a trip to Mexico with another woman.According to the evidence presented at trial, Alexander sustained 27 stab wounds, a slit throat, and a gunshot wound to the head.Police searched Alexander’s home and found his digital camera in the washing machine.

They were able to recover deleted images showing Arias and Alexander in sexual poses.Photos taken moments later showed Alexander “profusely bleeding” on the bathroom floor.Arias admitted that she killed the 30-year-old Alexander, but claimed it was self-defense after he attacked her.The guilt phase of Arias’ trial ended in 2013 with jurors convicting her but deadlocking on whether to sentence her to ...

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Publisher: New York Post

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