Born in 1942 in the village of Kozinka, Golosnovsky district of the Voronezh region.
1970 - graduated from the Moscow Higher Industrial Art School named. S.G.Stroganova.
Since 1972, the participant of all-Union, Moscow and foreign exhibitions.
1978 - Entry into the Moscow Union of Artists (MA).
2018 - awarded the Medal of Agriculture
Works of Vladimir Pankratov are in the State Tretyakov Gallery, museums of Russia: in Arkhangelsk, Vologda, Ivanovo, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Tula, Ulyanovsk; in private collections in Russia, USA, England, Germany.