A piece by Sheila Fernekes, who will be exhibiting in the Brookdale Arts Fair for the first time in 2017. Courtesy Howard Rose.

More than 150 fine artists and fine craftspeople will share their talents at the 29th annual Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County’s Brookdale Park show June 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine.
The show includes photographers and crafters working with clay, wood, glass, metal, fiber, silver and gold. New exhibitors include jewelers Sheila Fernekes and Terry Ross, glass artist Vadim Pavliouk, artist Tracy Lizotte, and whimsical leather artist Alexandra Molnar.
The free show is co-sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and Janet and Howard Rose of Rose Squared Productions Inc. For more information, visit