Jodi Arias, in jail for brutal homicide of boyfriend Travis Alexander, is promoting her paintings on-line — and making financial institution

Jodi Arias, in jail for brutal homicide of boyfriend Travis Alexander, is promoting her paintings on-line — and making financial institution

Jodi Arias is serving a life sentence in Arizona for murdering her on-off boyfriend in 2008 — however that hasn’t stopped her from promoting her paintings on-line for hundreds of {dollars}.

The convicted assassin — who turned 44 this week — works along with her household to take care of a web site and an Instagram web page of her work.

Whereas her web site claims that she shouldn’t be at the moment accepting commissions, Arias acknowledged on Instagram that she just lately painted a cow after “somebody I actually couldn’t flip down requested me to color one for her workplace.”

With the assistance of her household Arias shows her paintings on Instagram. artbyjodiarias/Instagram
Jodi Arias’ digital digicam revealed sexual images of her with boyfriend Travis Alexander — after which minutes later images of his obvious homicide.

Arias wrote that one in every of her jail guards paid very shut consideration to the portray course of.

“An officer within the portray’s progress saved asking me how ‘ol’ lady’ was coming alongside,” she wrote on the caption.

“She stated it a number of instances and it clicked: that’s the title!”

And her work isn’t low cost: in keeping with her web site, an authentic acrylic portray titled “Past the Horizon” is promoting for $2,500. Prints of her work vary from $28 to $39.

She additionally sells a set of collectible postcards for $34.95.

Arias posted an acrylic portray entitled Past the Horizon in Might. It’s listed on her web site on the market at $2,500. artbyjodiarias/Instagram

Arias is serving a life sentence for first-degree homicide after her conviction within the 2008 demise of Travis Alexander at his house in Mesa. She shouldn’t be eligible for parole.

Prosecutors alleged that Arias attacked Alexander in a jealous rage after he deliberate a visit to Mexico with one other lady. In accordance with the proof offered at trial, Alexander sustained 27 stab wounds, a slit throat, and a gunshot wound to the top.

Police searched Alexander’s house and located his digital digicam within the washer. They had been in a position to get well deleted photographs displaying Arias and Alexander in sexual poses.

Pictures taken moments later confirmed Alexander “profusely bleeding” on the lavatory ground.

Arias and Alexander met at a piece convention in September 2006 and dated on and of till she killed him in June 2008.

Arias admitted that she killed the 30-year-old Alexander, however claimed it was self-defense after he attacked her.

The guilt part of Arias’ trial resulted in 2013 with jurors convicting her however deadlocking on whether or not to condemn her to demise.

A second sentencing trial started in late 2014 and stretched into early 2015, additionally leading to a jury impasse. That required the decide to condemn Arias to jail for all times with out parole.

The case was a media circus as salacious and violent particulars about Arias and Alexander had been broadcast reside world wide — and turned Arias into some of the notorious prison defendants in America.

Arias took the stand in her personal protection throughout her homicide trial. The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK

Whereas many states have “Son of Sam” legal guidelines that stop criminals from making the most of their crimes, there isn’t any direct hyperlink between Arias’ paintings and the homicide of Alexander.

The Arizona Division of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry confirmed that it’s conscious of Arias’ aspect hustle, but it surely breaks no legal guidelines.

On Arias’ web site, her household writes that the income from the paintings is used to buy extra provides. “Ten p.c of it’s donated to pick out nonprofit organizations,” the web site says. “A few of it’ll go in direction of Jodi’s appeals.”

Arias is unable to grant interviews whereas in jail. She has not responded to letters despatched by The Put up.

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