Charles Uzzell-Edwards (born in South Wales in 1968) is a graffiti artist known by the moniker "Pure Evil”. He is the son of Welsh painter John Uzzell
Edwards. Uzzell-Edwards has exhibited globally. In the early 1990s he was one of the designers for Anarchic Adjustment with Alan Brown and Nick Philip and released electronic ambient music on Pete Namlook's FAX label, recording "Octopus" 1, 2 & 3 and "Dada" (under the pseudonym Drum Machine Circle) solo, producing "A New Consciousness" and "Create" 1 & 2 with Pete Namlook, recording "Supergroup" with Thomas Bullock, and "Audio" with Tetsu Inoue and Daimon Beail.
The Pure Evil Gallery is run by Uzzell-Edwards and located in Shoreditch, London.In 2011, Uzzell-Edwards created a special edition of prints to raise money for the victims of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.In the spring of 2016, Uzzell-Edwards served as artist-in-residence of the Quin Arts program at the Quin Hotel in New York City.
His solo exhibit, curated by DK Johnston, channeled Andy Warhol, creating a body of work rooted in repetition art and showcasing his trademark eye drops in a series of hand-finished fine prints on paper and canvas. The exhibit opened on April 21st and also incorporated a collection of written words by the artist in a video art installation directed by award-winning filmmaker Bill Mack.