Russell Simmons marks 5 years of scouting visual artists

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(PIX11) -- Media mogul Russell Simmons and Bombay Sapphire’s Artisan Series Program is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

The nationwide series searches for the next big names in visual arts with a focus on fostering talents of emerging multicultural artists.

Simmons and Victoria Perez, senior brand manager with Bombay Sapphire Gin, visited PIX11 Wednesday to discuss their endeavour.

To nominate yourself or someone you know as a visual artist, or to donate to the cause, click here.