Lark & Key Gallery at Southend's latest exhibition, titled Chromatic, is dedicated to exploring color and the meanings it can have over stories and subject matter. This group show -- featuring works by artists Ashley Lathe (See picture of her painting "City Stories"), Sandra Meyer and Mary Alayne Thomas -- will display an assortment of mediums, such as acrylic, watercolor, encaustic, fiber and clay, for what amounts to a colorfully diverse range. Exhibition continues through July 31. Free. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique, 128 E. Park Ave., Ste B. 704-334-4616. www.larkandkey.com.