Thomas is a Wik-Ngatharr; Wikalkan man from Aurukun on the Western Cape York Peninsula. He is an accomplished artist and has served as a Local Commissioner for the Community of Aurukun.
Thomas Toikalkin (Thuyk-alkenh) is the oldest son of Clifford Toikalkin and Deborah Koomeeta. His country from his father is now principally regarded as being Kencherrang.
His Totems are the Freshwater Shark and White Cockatoo.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Vic.
Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney NSW
Queensland Art Gallery/GOMA, Brisbane Qld.
2009 Ina’ngeen – Sculpture and Paintings fron Aurukun