STAFF

Jason N. Miller is an artist, curator, museum professional, and gallerist. He serves on the Board of Directors for Number: Inc Magazine. He founded Masonic Contemporary at Scottish Rite of Memphis non-profit 501(c)3 and the Circuitous Succession Series that led to the formation of the commercial gallery of the same name. Miller serves at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis and maintains an art practice that includes public and private mural commissions (visit murals at Overton Square, LeBoneur Children's Hospital, and Gaisman Park in Memphis), museum and gallery exhibitions, as well as art productions working with diverse individuals ranging from established artists to the homeless. Miller teaches digital art part-time at The University of Memphis and leads workshops that engage the community–also, serving as a member of the Women’s History Month Executive Committee at The University of Memphis. Learn more about Miller’s art projects at circuitoussuccession.com, soulrecorder.org, masoniccontemporary.org, and memphis.edu/amum.

Gerald Leek is originally from Brownsville, TN and now resides in Memphis. Gerald is a Past Master of Memphis Lodge No. 118 F&AM. He is employed as the Office Manager of the Memphis Scottish Rite Bodies, is the Masonic Education Chairman as well as being the curator for the Permanent Collections at Masonic Contemporary. He has a bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Judaic Studies and has completed a language immersion program at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. He was awarded the Bornblum Judaic Studies Award for outstanding student achievement in 2002. Gerald has worked on his graduate studies at The University of Memphis where he focused on Mysticism in Western Religious History after the 13th Century and the Development of Modern Freemasonry. He frequently gives lectures on the history of Freemasonry and it philosophy. In 2012 he co-wrote and co-produced a documentary Behind the Door: The Memphis Scottish Rite. Aside from his Masonic activities, he teaches Martial Arts and plays music in a band. His greatest joy comes from being a husband and father.


  • J N Miller, 32°

    Director of Visual Arts and Curator of Contemporary Exhibitions
  • Gerald Leek, 32°

    Official Resident Archivist and Curator of Permanent Collections