A historic list of Texas State Artist Musicians:

  • 2003 James Dick
  • 2004 Ray Benson
  • 2005 Johnny Gimble
  • 2006 Billy Joe Shaver
  • 2007 Dale Watson
  • 2008 Shelley King
  • 2009 Willie Nelson
  • 2010 Sara Hickman
  • 2011 Lyle Lovett
  • 2012 Billy F Gibbons
  • 2013 Craig Hella Johnson
  • 2014 Flaco Jimenez