Male, born 1959

Associated with the firms network

SERA Architects, Incorporated; Stewart, John, Architects; Stickney, Murphy and Romine (SMR), Architects; Zervas Group Architects

Professional History


Architect, SERA Architects, Incorporated, Portland, OR.

Architect, John Stewart Architects, Bellingham, WA;.

Architect, Zervas Group Architects, Bellingham, WA.

Architect, John Cheney Architects.

Staff Architect, Stickney Murphy Romine (SMR), Architects, Seattle, WA, 1996-present; Abelsen became an Associate at SMR in 1998.

Professional Activities

Member, City of Seattle, Landmarks Board, Seattle, WA, c. 2007;

Co-chair, City of Seattle, Landmarks Board, Seattle, WA, c. 2010;

Member, American Institute of Architects, Seattle Chapter, Seattle, WA.

Chair, AIA, Seattle Chapter, Historic Resources Committee, Seattle, WA.



Associate degree in Science, Victoria College, Victoria,TX, 1986.

Bachelor's degree in Art-Architecture, Portland State University, Portland, OR,1988.

M.Arch., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 1991.

PCAD id: 5896