Clotilde Elizabeth Brielmaier
Clotilde Elizabeth Brielmaier (March 4, 1867 – March 29, 1915), sometimes called "Lottie" Brielmaier, was a German-American religious painter, specializing in portraits and church murals. She was the daughter of the well-known Milwaukee architect Erhard Brielmaier and often collaborated later than her family members upon projects. She spent several years, as many as twenty, studying at the art centers of Europe including Munich and Rome. She is said to be the first female artist to verify her own studio in the United States, which was located in the now demolished University Building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Her younger brother, architect Leo Anthony Brielmaier, founded the Clotilde Brielmaier Art Scholarship Fund at Cardinal Stritch University in 1964.