About

Charlene Sudbrink - Owner & Founder

Charlene Sudbrink graduated in the top three of the College of the North Atlantic's pottery in 1992 under the instruction of Master Potter, Sydney Butt.

The training was one of a kind for NL, pottery production. High production skills/glaze chemistry/ creating and testing various clay bodies/ building, firing and maintaining electric manual kiln. Various forms/designing/ handbuilding/wheel throwing/coiling/pinch......

Charlene worked with Potter's Mill in Carbonear with a master potter and the two other top graduates, for over a year. Charlene produced high volumns and established her fine art finishing skills through on the job trainning and implementation. Many trials and errors.

With her partner, Potter, Pauline Bartlett, Fairy Tale Pottery was established at Spaniard's Bay in June of 1995.

Aftermoving back to Freshwater, Conception Bay, Charlene continued under Charlene's Pottery, now known as PLANK LANE POTTERY. In addition, Charlene not only conducts her own pottery classes, but she has supervised various aspects in establishing "Moulder of Dreams", a pottery enterprise located at Port Hope Simpson, Labrador.


Charlene's blueberry pottery design was inspired by the Brigus Blueberry Festival and our wonderful tradition when families engaged in all day berry picking which included mug ups, boil ups or picnics. - This design is now only supplied to established collectors.